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How to check whether a GDG version exists for an index

 
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manugeorge2004

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:18 am    Post subject: How to check whether a GDG version exists for an index
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Hi

I need to check whether at least a version exists for a GDG index.
I want to execute the next step if it exists.
Is there a way I can check for an RC for this and code that RC in my JCL.
The job should not give JCL error

Your advice is appreciated.

Manu
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:27 am    Post subject:
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Hello Manu,

Please do a bit of research about what a gdg version is . . .

I am almost positive you are not interested in a version. . .

There are multiple forum topics about verifying the existence of a dataset. If you find something in one of those topics that is not clear, post what you found and your doubt.

Someone will be able to clarify.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:39 am    Post subject: Reply to: How to check whether a GDG version exists for an i
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Here's a few ideas:

http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=44969
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=44095
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=40935
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=40770
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=39509
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:43 pm    Post subject:
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And I am pretty sure that you DO NOT mean a GDG index.

You really must use the correct terminology if you want to get answers.
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