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How to create a file whose LRECL more than 32760?

 
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Sriram K

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:31 pm    Post subject: How to create a file whose LRECL more than 32760?
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Hi,

I need to create a file with LRECL = 40000. But sine the maximim is 32760
im hitting an error. How can i achieve this. Do we have any other way to do this?
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:32 pm    Post subject:
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Tape or disk (it matters)? Which release of z/OS (which also matters)?
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:54 pm    Post subject:
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It's OS 390. And even if its a tape or disc length can't exceed 32760 right?
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2009 7:07 pm    Post subject:
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On OS/390, yes the record length cannot exceed 32760, although there may be an exception for ASCII tapes (I don't have access to the OS/390 manuals any more to verify that the exception goes back that far).
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:26 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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I need to create a file with LRECL = 40000.
I suggest this is more a "want" than a "need". . . What if the length increased to 90,000 or 250,000. . .

Write multiple records and then work with these "pieces" of the whole.
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