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pushpagiri

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 4:29 pm    Post subject: icetool : i want to merge file but it gets overwritten.
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merging problem :
ICETOOL UTILITY.After the copy statements are executed
the second file gets overwritten in temp1 file instead of merging?

Please help me to merge the files.


//IN1 DD DSN=U117584.TRAIN.PDS(INFILE1),DISP=SHR
//IN2 DD DSN=U117584.TRAIN.PDS(INFILE2),DISP=SHR
//TMP1 DD DSN=U117584.TRAIN.PDS(OUTFILE1),DISP=SHR
//TMP2 DD DSN=U117584.TRAIN.PDS(OUTFILE2),DISP=SHR
//OUT DD DSN=U117584.TRAIN.PDS(OUTFILE3),DISP=SHR
//TOOLIN DD *
COPY FROM(IN2) TO(TMP1) USING(CPY2)
COPY FROM(IN1) TO(TMP1) USING(CPY1)

SPLICE FROM(TMP1) TO(OUT) ON(1,4,CH) WITH(6,9) WITH(11,14)
/*
//*******************************************************
//CPY1CNTL DD *
OUTREC FIELDS=(1,80,81:C'11')
/*
//*******************************************************
//CPY2CNTL DD *
OUTREC FIELDS=(1,4,11:6,4,81:C'22')
/*
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 8:42 pm    Post subject:
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Since you are copying IN2 and then IN1 to TMP1, TMP1 must have DISP=MOD. MOD lets you append records to the end of a file. (SHR overwrites the file.) But you have TMP1 set up as a PDS member, so you can't use MOD. Instead, you need to use a sequential file with DISP=MOD for TMP1. I'd suggest using a temporary file like this:

//TMP1 DD DSN=&&T1,UNIT=SYSDA,SPACE=(CYL,(5,5)),DISP=(MOD,PASS)
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:34 pm    Post subject:
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Hi frank,
Thankz for clearing my doubt.Also i have found the error in one more topic which i rised about icetool after you solved this one.

Regards,
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 8:23 pm    Post subject:
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Push,

You don't have to send me reports about each of your new topics or tell me about them in other topics. I monitor this Forum frequently and respond appropriately.
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