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pravien

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 12:48 pm    Post subject: counting the number of records copied
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Hi forum,

Wish u a good day.heres the doubt i have got.

In a jcl,how to count the number of records that are copied from one file to another.the requirment is that i have to pass this value to another step at run time.it would be helpful if u put a piece of code here.

thanks in advance.
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shivashunmugam Muthu

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:13 pm    Post subject: Re: counting the number of records copied
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ICETOOL'S

COUNT FROM(IN2) USING (CTL1)

In CTL1 u add your include condn/or copy condn.....

this will give recds written/copied to the IN2 dataset

hope it clears....
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 9:00 pm    Post subject:
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The DFSORT/ICETOOL COUNT operator above displays the count in a message in the TOOLMSG data set, so it's probably not what you want to do if you need to pass the count to another step.

If you can pass the count as a record in a data set, then you can use this DFSORT job to do it:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN                                         
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*                                         
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file
//SORTOUT DD DSN=&&CT,UNIT=SYSDA,SPACE=(TRK,(1,1)),DISP=(,PASS) 
//SYSIN    DD    *                                               
  OPTION COPY                                                     
  OUTFIL REMOVECC,NODETAIL,                                       
    TRAILER1=(COUNT=(M11,LENGTH=8))                               
/*


&&CT will have one record with the 8-byte count, e.g.

00000019

If that's not what you want to do, then you need to provide more details.
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