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spoorni

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:45 am
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I am completely new to REXX and am trying to read up about it. I am trying to write a REXX to generate a JCL as a member of a PDS. I would also like to parse some parameters from the JCL that would run the REXX. Could someone please provide a sample REXX program that might do something similar to this?
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 1:12 pm
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search my post using the FTINCL token
You will find quite a few snippets and some full scripts

( all tested and working )
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Willy Jensen

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:23 pm
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Spoorni,
for starters, in which environment do you expect that REXX to run? TSO batch or ISPF?

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Willy Jensen

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:07 pm
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This is one way of building a pds member:

address TSO
"delstack"
cc=BpxWdyn('alloc da(dataset(member)) shr rtddn(xdd)')
queue "data-record-1"
queue "data-record-2"
address tso "execio" queued() "diskw" xdd "(finis)"
cc=BpxWdyn('free dd('xdd')')
"delstack"

Of course you should test the success of the various commands.

and one way of parsing parameters:

parse value ' 'translate(arg(1)) with p1 ' PARM1('parm1')' p2
parse value p1 p2 with p1 ' PARM2('parm2')' p2
if p1 p2<>'' than say 'Invalid parm:' space(p1 p2)
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