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kedianirmal

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 7:40 pm    Post subject: Rewrite in Sequential file
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Hi,

To rewrite a record in sequential file we have to first read the record and then give rewrite.

My requirement is if while reading the file End Of File is reached COBOL should start writing new records into the O/P file instead of REWRITE.

So is it possible to give write command after EOF is encountered?

Thanks,
Nirmal
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 7:57 pm    Post subject:
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You should NEVER rewrite to a file - if your program fails your output file is corrupted. Write to a new file - maybe a +1 generation otherwise just to another file and rename after successful completion.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Rewrite in Sequential file
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topic already flogged to death.
review the requirement and the approach
topic locked in order not to waste time / resources
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