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Tunaj

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 4:35 pm    Post subject:
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What is Dynamic Copy book ? Can any one explained me ,how to create Copybook Dynamically.
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I did not get your question - where do you hear about the term "Dynamic Copybook"?

Also, I thought that your question rather belongs to COBOL, so I split your post from the thread (EXEC CICS DELETE without specifying RIDFLD ) you actually posted in and created a new topic.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:38 pm    Post subject:
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One of the interviewer ask me this question.What is the difference between Static and dynamic copy book?
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:22 pm    Post subject:
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I suppose COPY REPLACING could be considered a form of dynamic copy book, but otherwise I've never heard of "dynamic copy book" -- but then, I've only been dealing with COBOL for over 35 years so far. I suspect unless you go back to the interviewer and ask, you won't be able to find out precisely what was meant.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:40 pm    Post subject: Dynamic programs
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Hi,
He might have asked you about dynamic programs in cobol.Calling a subprogram from main program.
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Tunaj wrote:
One of the interviewer ask me this question.What is the difference between Static and dynamic copy book?
You should have asked about more clarification on this. There is no term as "Dynamic Copybook" I've ever heard of, though the answer from Robert looks pretty close to the words you've used in your question.
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Hello,

Another way to think of this might be that all copybooks are dynamic. . .

Whatever is in the member is dynamically expanded at compile time.

As has been mentioned, asking the interviewer to clarify would be the way to know for sure what was being asked.
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dick scherrer wrote:
Hello,

Another way to think of this might be that all copybooks are dynamic. . .

Whatever is in the member is dynamically expanded at compile time.

As has been mentioned, asking the interviewer to clarify would be the way to know for sure what was being asked.

Maybe that was the test. Sometimes an interviewer will deliberately ask a dumb question in the hope that the interviewee can figure out what the real question should have been. This is a way of testing the interviewee's communication skills along with his/her technical knowledge.

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I once asked a question: When would you expect a "GE" status to be returned from a DB2 SELECT statement?
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don.leahy wrote:
I once asked a question: When would you expect a "GE" status to be returned from a DB2 SELECT statement?
And then just what did he reply? icon_smile.gif
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