Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
How do we define the input file in JCL for a subprogram

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
sgiri
Warnings : 1

New User


Joined: 07 Aug 2007
Posts: 20
Location: chennai

PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 4:44 pm    Post subject: How do we define the input file in JCL for a subprogram
Reply with quote

My cobol program is calling a sub program. The sub program is using an input file. How do we define the input file in Proc ?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Bill O'Boyle

CICS Moderator


Joined: 14 Jan 2008
Posts: 2504
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Question on Subprogram
Reply with quote

Review the EXTERNAL attribute for files, data, etc, in the appropriate COBOL manual.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
dbzTHEdinosauer

Global Moderator


Joined: 20 Oct 2006
Posts: 6970
Location: porcelain throne

PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 5:25 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

keep in mind that the JCL is for the RUN-UNIT not just the main-module.
for every fd in a module within a RUN-UNIT, there has to be a corresponding DD statement in the JCL.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
sgiri
Warnings : 1

New User


Joined: 07 Aug 2007
Posts: 20
Location: chennai

PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 6:06 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Thanks
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts File Tailoring -- Temporary dataset i... samzee71 CLIST & REXX 3 Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:12 am
No new posts Rexx - File tailoring samzee71 CLIST & REXX 10 Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:47 pm
No new posts Moving a PS file as body of a mail! Vignesh Sid JCL & VSAM 4 Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:23 pm
No new posts unable to set RC = 4 when empty file migusd SYNCSORT 1 Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:21 am
No new posts VBS and VB, COBOL syntax is the same ... natt.sut COBOL Programming 3 Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:36 am

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us