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Identify blank/empty data set within JCL

 
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nitin_agr

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2005 11:07 pm    Post subject: Identify blank/empty data set within JCL
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Hi Friends;

Can anybody help me to identify empty data set within JCL.

My requirement is like, I want to execute a step only if a particular data set is non empty.

Please assit me, if anyone can provide sample code than it will be gr8.

Thanks and Regards
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nitin_agr

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2005 11:39 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Friends;

I got the answer after having a little R&D on ICETOOL.

Thanks a lot.
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sathish_rathinam

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:29 am    Post subject:
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HI nitin_agr,

TRY OUT
SYSIN DD *
PRINT(DATASET NAME)
COUNT(1)
AFTER THT USE

IF RC = 12
execute STEP 1( if dataset is empty)
else
execute step 2 (if dataset is not empty)
endif

regards,
sathish
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gangas

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 2:56 pm    Post subject:
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just open that gdg and selcect that version give it "V" or "B" or "E'
if it i empty data set it will give empty on righthand side corner
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subhasis_50

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 3:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Identify blank/empty data set within JCL
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Hi,
This topic is discussed earlier, search the forum before posting.
Here is one for your reference
http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=4864&highlight=empty+dataset
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