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Getting real value of a binary in output file using DFSORT

 
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sivaplv

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 11:00 pm    Post subject: Getting real value of a binary in output file using DFSORT
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Hi Frank,

Is it possible to format a binary date field into a legible date format (say yyyymmdd) in the output file unsing DFSORT? If so could you please provide me the piece of code?

I could not find this in DFSORT Documentation. If I missed it please provide me the chapter name, so that I can read it.

Thanks,
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2005 12:52 am    Post subject:
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If it's a yyyymmdd value in binary (e.g. F'20050715' = X'0131F31B'), then you can convert it to C'yyyymmdd' with DFSORT using an INREC, OUTREC or OUTFIL statement like this:

Code:

   OUTREC FIELDS=(1,4,BI,M11,LENGTH=8)


or like this:

Code:

   OUTREC FIELDS=(1,4,BI,EDIT=(TTTTTTTT))



or like this:

Code:

   OUTREC FIELDS=(1,4,BI,TO=ZD,LENGTH=8)


This is discussed fully in Chapter 3 of "z/OS DFSORT Application Programming Guide" under "OUTREC or BUILD" in sections "p,m,f,edit" and "p,m,f,to".
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