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sgupta9

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:32 pm    Post subject: Meaning of RECFM=FS
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Hi,

Can anyone tell me if we write RECFM=FS in DCB parameter of JCL,what does it exactly means.

FS means Fixed Spanned that i know,but what exactly spanned records mean?
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I would read the JCL reference manual if I were you

Easily accessible from the "IBM Manuals" button at the top of each page.
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The fine manual is always a good starting point.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:24 am    Post subject: Re: Meaning of RECFM=FS
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sgupta9 wrote:
FS means Fixed Spanned that i know,but what exactly spanned records mean?
"S" is spanned only for variable. Go back and read what "S" means with fixed length records. Then come back here with questions.
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