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How to get current timestamp using Sort Utility.

 
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rajandhla

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:09 pm    Post subject: How to get current timestamp using Sort Utility.
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Hi ALL,

I have got a requirement to reformat the record which has time stamp.
so i am using sort utility with out rec option. but i want current time stamp(i.e the time the job has run). currently iam hard coding time stamp.

SYSIN looks as
//SYSIN DD *
SORT FIELDS=(1,9,CH,A)
OUTREC FIELDS=(1,9,10:C'2005-09-01-10.32.00.000000')
instead of hard code timestamp i want current timestamp.

Please if any one has idea let me know.

Thanks in advance.
Jai
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:21 pm    Post subject: Re: How to get current timestamp using Sort Utility.
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Is this what u need.....

http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/srtmst03.html#t06

Regards,

Priyesh.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:46 pm    Post subject:
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Jai,

You can use the following DFSORT OUTREC statement to get what you asked for:

Code:

   OUTREC FIELDS=(1,9,10:DATE4,C'.000000') 


DATE4 produces a date of the form 'yyyy-mm-dd-hh.mm.ss'.
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rajandhla

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:48 pm    Post subject: Re: How to get current timestamp using Sort Utility.
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priyesh.agrawal wrote:
Is this what u need.....

http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/srtmst03.html#t06

Regards,

Priyesh.
Thanks Priyesh
Regards
jai
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