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counts of multiple datasets into single file

 
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rikdeb

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:06 am    Post subject: counts of multiple datasets into single file
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Hi All...I have the JCL to get count of records of one file and write onto a dataset.
like
//SORTIN DD DSN=TEST.SORT.INPUT,DISP=SHR
//SORTOUT DD DSN=output.dataset
//SYSIN DD *
SORT FIELDS=(1,3,CH,A)
OUTFIL REMOVECC,NODETAIL,
TRAILER1=('NO:',COUNT=(M11,LENGTH=8))

Is there a way to include count of multiple files into one Output file instead of writing the same JCL for every input file.
like below:
No of records in F1: 4
No of records in F2: 5
etc...
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:12 am    Post subject: Reply to: counts of multiple datasets into single file
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Why do you want to do that? There is a cost associated with processing files. Your client happy with you just adding to that to get some counts?

Have a look at ICETOOL's COUNT operator.
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rikdeb

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:19 am    Post subject:
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No.. thing is i have 4 files.. i need to take the counts from 4 files and put in single file to generate report havng counts of all files. I need to use SYNCSORT in my jcl.
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Arun Raj

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:52 am    Post subject:
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rikdeb,

Syncsort's SYNCTOOL supports DFSORT's ICETOOL COUNT operator. It can very well work on 4 input files and write the counts into a single output file.

Did you follow Bill's suggestion above?
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rikdeb

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:36 pm    Post subject:
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Hi arun.. I didnt get the chance to run with sycntool. I wil defntly run and post here if it works for me..
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