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dilpreet

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:07 pm    Post subject: skip header records from input file
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I have a sequential file from which I want to remove the header rows until I find a row with "MEMBER' . Is it anyways possible through sort or Icetool

Input file data :

Code:
 READY
   LISTDS 'C8AYPE.LOADLIB.C82PROD.ANNO' MEMBERS
 C8AYPE.LOADLIB.C82PROD.ANNO
 --RECFM-LRECL-BLKSIZE-DSORG
   U     **    13030   PO

 --VOLUMES--
   M93855
 --MEMBERS--                              --> want to skip records till here
   ALCICWI6
   ALCICWI7


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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:16 pm    Post subject: Reply to: skip header records from input file
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Use IFTHEN=(WHEN=GROUP with BEGIN for "--MEMBERS--" and PUSH a character to an extension of the record.

In OUTFIL, use OMIT=/INLCUDE= to ignore/select your records, and BUILD to drop off the extension.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:59 pm    Post subject:
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Instead of a sort step you can skip records in REXX in OUTTRAP while writing to output and thus you would retain only the member names.

Or In sort as the output is not going to change you could just SKIP the first 9 records
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 12:54 am    Post subject: Reply to: skip header records from input file
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@Bill
I am not familiar with the syntax . Could you please elaborate more on how Rows after '--Member' can be included in the final file .

Thanks
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Rohit Umarjikar

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:24 am    Post subject:
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Dilpreet,

Look at below thread, that would explain Bill's approach.

http://ibmmainframes.com/about55822.html
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply to: skip header records from input file
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Thanks everyone. I was able to run the job using

//SYSIN DD *
OPTION COPY
INREC IFTHEN=(WHEN=GROUP,BEGIN=(1,3,CH,EQ,C'--MEMBER'),PUSH=(81:3,6))
OUTFIL FNAMES=SORTOUT,INCLUDE=(81,6,CH,EQ,C'MEMBER'),BUILD=(1,80)
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