Writing sequence of programs in Assembler

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Writing sequence of programs in Assembler

Post by yogarora » Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:25 pm

Hello all

I am given a task to write down a utility program in Assembler OS-390 Batch to get the sequence of programs processed when we run our core Batch cycle (a composite link).

I could think of following two ways :

a) I may add a Copybook in each program. For every program that is being entered I would pick up the previous Program name from (Savearea+4) pointed by register 13 and move it into designated Copybook field.
Then this program name series would be on exit written down in a new DDNAME. For this, I have to compile each and every program, add a instruction to move program name to Copybook.

Is there any better way to do ? Can someone please help.


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Post by William Collins » Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:07 pm

Have a look at Language Environment's CEEBINT exit.

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Post by DikDude » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:12 am

One (easy?) to do this is to write a report from the SMF data for the time periods(s) you want to record.

You will probably need to talk with your system progrmmers to learn if something similar already exists that could be cloned for your requirement. There might also be an SMF extract file that has already been formatted to where it is more "friendly".
Have a good one

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