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I lost the entire COBOL code, How to retrieve

 
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vamseepotti

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 6:26 pm    Post subject: I lost the entire COBOL code, How to retrieve
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Hi,

I coded the one COBOL program. After completing that Somebody has overwritten some other code in that. So I lost the entire code. Is there any option for retrieving the original code.

Vamsee.
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Rupesh.Kothari

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 6:40 pm    Post subject: Re: COBOL code lost
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Hi Vansee,

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I coded the one COBOL program. After completing that Somebody has overwritten some other code in that. So I lost the entire code. Is there any option for retrieving the original code.


If your Admin took back up of the code then only you can retrive it.

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Rupesh
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superk

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 6:53 pm    Post subject: Re: COBOL code lost
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If the original source was in a PDS, and that PDS has NOT been compressed, and if you have any of the usual third-party PDS management tools (PDSMAN, STARTOOLS, etc.), most of them have a facililty to recover a member that has been changed or deleted.

Otherwise, I'd go along with Rupesh's answer and contact your storage admin.
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prasanth_thavva

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2005 7:21 am    Post subject: regarding modifications
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hi ,
in command prompt we need to type COMPARE SESSION/COMPARE X..
i am guessing. this can show u what ever modification...done on ur program.

if any thing wrong plz let me know
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Rupesh.Kothari

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2005 11:03 am    Post subject: Re: COBOL code lost
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Hi,

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in command prompt we need to type COMPARE SESSION/COMPARE X..


This command we generall use after making chanes in code and to check what exactly we made.

Vamsee'e problem is some one else modified code and now he wants it earlier code.


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Rupesh
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