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CONTROL CARD MEMBER IS ISPF PACKED FORMAT JCL error

 
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rosmi joseph

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 4:59 pm    Post subject: CONTROL CARD MEMBER IS ISPF PACKED FORMAT JCL error
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Hi,

I am getting an error as in a JCL

"CONTROL CARD MEMBER IS ISPF PACKED FORMAT".

Any idea why such an error is coming up?

Thanks.
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:12 pm    Post subject:
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Probably because the control card member specified has been packed under ISPF.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:26 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Thanks.

Any idea how to rectify this error?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:38 pm    Post subject:
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Go into ISPF, turn packing off, then save the member.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:16 pm    Post subject:
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You can add a preliminary step: Batch ISPF that issues an EDIT service for that member, with macro. Then create a macro with the PACK OFF command and END.

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