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Convert a file with RECFM=U on TAPE to RECFM=FB on DISK

 
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surya4ug

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:44 pm    Post subject: Convert a file with RECFM=U on TAPE to RECFM=FB on DISK
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hello,

Could you please suggest a way to convert a file with RECFM=U on TAPE to RECFM=FB on DISK. I tried using IEBGENER but i got an error that says " IEB336I INVALID COMMAND IN COL. 04 " where COL.04 os where the code SORT FIELDS=COPY starts at, in the SYSIN


Please help.
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:49 pm    Post subject:
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There is a link to manuals at the top of the page. Click on it, find the Utilities manual, and read up on the IEBGENER control statements. You will find that SORT FIELDS=COPY is not an IEBGENER control statement, hence the invalid command message.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:05 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

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Could you please suggest a way to convert a file with RECFM=U on TAPE to RECFM=FB on DISK.
Why do you believe you want to do this?
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Craq Giegerich

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:16 am    Post subject:
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How was the the tape created.
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