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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2006 2:08 pm    Post subject: Increasing bytes in vsam...
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Hi Friends,

Anyone can suggest that i want to increse 2 bytes in Vsam dataset (KSDS) but the dataset already contains some records ...so how is it possibe to increase bytes....


Thanks in advance

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2006 2:38 pm    Post subject:
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If you mean "changing the record length" - then the best and safest method I know is through FileAid.

Another option: REPRO the file to a sequential dataset; Edit that sequential dataset ; Load (using REPRO) the edited dataset to a new "enlarged" VSAM file.

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