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How can I check a non-VSAM file is cataloged or not ?

 
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kattavenkatanarayana

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:32 pm    Post subject: How can I check a non-VSAM file is cataloged or not ?
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Hi all,

I got a requirement to check whether a Non-VSAM file is cataloged or not in assembler language....

Please help me to code that above requirement.....

Thanks in advance.....
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:38 pm    Post subject:
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Search on the internets for LOCATE and CAMLST
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:55 pm    Post subject:
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With due respect for assembler programmers, why would anyone write a program to do this? icon_eek.gif
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply to: [b]How can I check a non-VSAM file is cataloged or
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I agree and don't understand this requirement at all.

There are already IBM utilities in-place and available to do this.

I'm light on REXX, but I think it can do it as well.

Why reinvent the wheel?

Do you have an Assembler background?

If not, then it would be ill advised.

Homework, perhaps?

Mr. Bill
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kattavenkatanarayana

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:55 am    Post subject: Reply to: How can I check a non-VSAM file is cataloged or no
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We got this requirement to allocate 1000 files which is provided in a PS file as DSN name and VOLSER number......

Any how, I have coded successfully with PeterHolland's hint.

The logic is as follows

LOCATE INDAB
LTR 15,15
BZ CATLOGED

INDAB CAMLST NAME,FILE,,LOCAREA
FILE DC CL44'a.b.c'
LOCAREA DS 0D
DS 265C
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