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PostPosted: Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:23 pm    Post subject: B37 error received but batch job did not abend
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I've been running a cobal program fine for some time now, however it's data has increase, i know i need to correct my allocation for more DASD, my issue is that the job got a B37 but did not fail. it got a RC=00 has anyone ever had this happen?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:43 pm    Post subject:
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There are products like STOP-X37 that could be installed at your site that intercept and correct space abends. There also could be a site-developed process to do the same thing. Contact your site support group to know for sure.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:55 pm    Post subject: Reply to: B37 error received but batch job did not abend
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Thanks for the feedback, we actually have DIF/SRS, but the cobal program DCB is using a NOTE/POINT and DIF/SRS will not do anytype of ADDVOL to this. I just found it very weird that you can get a IEC030I B37-04,IFG0554A in the job log, but the job gets a return code 0. One would think that the job would blow up.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:25 am    Post subject:
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One would think that the job would blow up.


has to do with the cobol program.
if you have declaratives or you are handling the file-status
and your code does not force an abend (return-code > 0),
then your job will continue to the next step.

unhandled errors normally result in abends.
improperly handled errors will result in faulty return-codes (=0).
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