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srinivas voleti

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:19 pm    Post subject: problem with record format
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I created one data set for load module.I have given record format was Fixed Block(fb).But when executing the job it'll convert into U format.and it shows JCL error (internal). how can i solve this problem.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:42 pm    Post subject: Re: problem with record format
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srinivas voleti wrote:
I created one data set for load module.I have given record format was Fixed Block(fb).But when executing the job it'll convert into U format.and it shows JCL error (internal). how can i solve this problem.
Who knows .............. with the amount of information that you have given us so far it could be anything.

Why do you want to use RECFM=FB for a load library.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:35 pm    Post subject:
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Hello and welcome to the forum,

Suggest you go back to the beginning and re-implement doing things as they need to be done. . .

Who provided the guidance that you could create a usable "load library" that is a sequential fb dataset? Suggest you have a look at every load library currently in use on your system and notice that none are qsam fb datasets. . .

As Expat mentions, when you are looking for help, you need to provide more detail.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:04 pm    Post subject:
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Well, usually (mostly) load-module libraries are of RECFM=U so having a load-library of RECFM=FB is questionable for sure, so, why do you want to do that?

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But when executing the job it'll convert into U format.and it shows JCL error (internal)
adds a lots of confusion, if you've already created the library, that means you want to use it in DISP=SHR mode and if so why the execution of some would change the DCB attributes of some PDS...
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