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'DATECVT' in COBOL.

 
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venkatesh shanmugam

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:00 pm    Post subject: 'DATECVT' in COBOL.
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what is DATECVT ? Is it a COBOL subroutine ? I know that this is a pgm returns the date in format which u want .. Can someone pls let me know ...
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:09 pm    Post subject: Reply to: 'DATECVT' in COBOL.
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most probably a locally developed subroutine/function
the best source of info would certainly be Your peers or Your support
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:54 am    Post subject:
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Hi enrico,

It is a cobol subroutine only ... the pgm is placed in the system library itself... so i can't identify the pgm in normal cobol library... thank you
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:02 am    Post subject: Reply to: 'DATECVT' in COBOL.
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Have you reviewed any other program-source to determine how it's used? Have you spoken with any of your co-workers?

Somebody must have documentation, somewhere.... icon_rolleyes.gif

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:05 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Most organizations have a published list of the callable routines that includes documentation for use, which parameters are needed, and which errors might occur due to invalid parameter values.

Only someone working in the same environment you work in will have this info. This is known as "site-specific".
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venkatesh shanmugam

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:11 am    Post subject:
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hi,

thanks for the info.... I will ask my onsite counterpart then .. none of the offshore workers are aware about that....
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