Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

Differences between z/VM REXX and TSO REXX

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CLIST & REXX
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
kalyan.v

New User


Joined: 04 Feb 2008
Posts: 65
Location: Hyd

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 1:58 pm    Post subject: Differences between z/VM REXX and TSO REXX
Reply with quote

Hi,

Could you please let me know what are the major differences between REXX on TSO environment and REXX on Z/VM environment.

Also could you please provide any document contains these differences and specific zVM REXX concepts.

Thanks,
Kalyan.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Bill Woodger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 7315

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Differences between z/VM REXX and TSO REXX
Reply with quote

In here, in the Reference, you will find concepts.

Rexx was first on VM/CMS. There's lots of rexx stuff "out there". What is the particular problem you are encountering?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kalyan.v

New User


Joined: 04 Feb 2008
Posts: 65
Location: Hyd

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 3:06 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Thanks Bill,

Actually i know TSO REXX and i have to work on z/VM REXX. So i want to know how zVM REXX concepts will be different than TSO REXX.

Appreciate your help if i get the differences in these two.

Thanks,
Kranthi
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Bill Woodger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 7315

PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:04 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Differences between z/VM REXX and TSO REXX
Reply with quote

I don't think it's in the rexx itself that you'll find so many differences, but in the "environments" that you "address" for instance, and in the file structures - the non-rexx stuff that you are used to using in rexx on z/OS.

If you are using CMS (which I assume you are) you'll find the XEDIT editor much more powerful, don't limit yourself to what you know, type help and get reading.

The rexx itself on VM/CMS is rexx, much as the z/OS variety. That won't be your learning curve. Start with those VM rexx manuals in the link. Look for example execs/macros at your site. Just get to grip with "address CP", "address CMS" and the minidisk file-structures (and look up in a manual what the filetypes mean, the numeric part).
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kalyan.v

New User


Joined: 04 Feb 2008
Posts: 65
Location: Hyd

PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:35 am    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Hi Bill,

These manuals which you gave are really helpful. Thanks for that.

I want to learn how we can trigger REXX execs with console commands, messages, external interrupts. Please let me know if we have any manuals with such examples.

Thanks,
Kalyan
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CLIST & REXX All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts REXX to get the all datasets name parasmalik20 CLIST & REXX 5 Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:10 pm
No new posts How system know which REXX to excute? jackzhang75 CLIST & REXX 14 Thu Jul 06, 2017 1:09 am
No new posts REXX - Dynamic file Creation d_sarlie CLIST & REXX 7 Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:30 pm
No new posts REXX WTO for console message bipinpeter CLIST & REXX 6 Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:56 pm
No new posts Convert CLIST to REXX cvnlynn CLIST & REXX 12 Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:06 am


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us