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How do you retrieve the last record in VSAM

 
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karuna

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:25 pm    Post subject: How do you retrieve the last record in VSAM
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Hi Folks,

Can anyone of you tell me how can we retrieve the last record in VSAM File,we dont know how many records are there in the file.
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2005 4:30 pm    Post subject: Re: How do you retrieve the last record in VSAM
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Hi karuna,

Searching the FORUM is always the first step ..when you come across any doubt....

Check this similar kind of post....whether it helps you ?....

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=4887

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Priyesh.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 7:05 am    Post subject:
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Hi Karuna,

This thread is about 4 or 5 down from ypurs in this Forum.

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=4960
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 1:41 pm    Post subject: Re: How do you retrieve the last record in VSAM
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karuna wrote:
Hi Folks,

Can anyone of you tell me how can we retrieve the last record in VSAM File,we dont know how many records are there in the file.



you can do this depending on the the cluster used. if it is a esds cluster, we can use from address and to address.


for rrds we use from number to number...

for ksds we use from key to key......


corrections welcomed.........

gowtham
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