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Any docs / links for isub- cobol compiler / linker utility?

 
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SRICOBSAS

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:35 pm    Post subject: Any docs / links for isub- cobol compiler / linker utility?
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Hi,

I would be grateful if the MVS experts can enlighten me on this z/OS tool- ISUB

This tool ("isub" expanded to Interactive Submission Facility) is used in my shop and developers in my project use it to compile & link COBOL modules.

This tool is invoked by issuing TSO ISUB on the command line.

I am not able to find any docs / links for this tool.

I am afraid I cant paste any screenshot but I can briefly describe the various features and various inputs given to this tool:
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Initial screen has a heading- "Interactive Submission Facility"

Topmost line takes 2 inputs- "Program name" and "Region"

Program name is the name of the COBOL module that needs to be compiled and linked. Region is one of DEV / QA / PROD

There are several other options below, the commonly used one is "JCL Preview" (I put in a 'S' to select this option)
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The COBOL modules need to be present in a pre-defined dataset- one each for each "region". If the region is selected as "DEV" then the COBOL module needs to be present in <nnnn>.DEV.SOURCE. If region is QA then the dataset is <nnnn>.QA.SOURCE

Once JCL Preview is selected the next screen is a small one wherein the name of the member, the region and if it is a cobol-DB2 module then the package name with which the module should be compiled appears. 3rd screen loads the editor with the actual JCL which is used to compile the COBOL program

I forgot to look at the PGM executable, I will post it by 2morrow.

Does this iSUB tool sound familiar to anyone?

Thanks & Regards
SRICOBSAS

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Any docs / links for isub- cobol compiler / linker utility?
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if You look at the sources/executables You might find some hint from the copyright info and proceed from there.

could it be an in house developed tool?
the constraints on data entry are typical for such tools

Your support is normally the best source of info for such questions
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:55 pm    Post subject:
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It sounds as though it could be an in-house utility. Did you ask or look at the panel source code?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:50 pm    Post subject:
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Since I cannot find ISUB using TSO ISRFIND, I agree with the others that it's probably an in-house written utility.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Any docs / links for isub- cobol compiler / linker utility?
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Hi All,

Yes I confirmed with my support people that its an in house utility.

I couldnt confirm it earlier because one of the support personnel had gone on vacation.

Terry Heize wrote........

Since I cannot find ISUB using TSO ISRFIND, I agree with the others that it's probably an in-house written utility.

That was a useful info. I come from more of a Windows / Business Intelligence background and didnt have much experience in basic z/OS commands.

Thanks everyone.

Requesting the moderator to close this thread.

Thanks & Regards
SRICOBSAS
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