GDG Versions created on same day

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GDG Versions created on same day

Post by Swapnil781 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:54 pm


I have a requirement where in I need to process all the GDG versions created on same day.

Eg. FILE1.V101 -------- Created at 10.00 am
FILE1.V102 --------- Created at 11.00 am
FIle1.v1033 -------- Created at 5.00 pm
There can be any no of GDG versions created on same day.

Currently FILE1.V(x) has 100 generations, I want know as how can I determine the GDG versions created on same day ?
I am aware that If I use the base i.e. FILE1.V then all the GDGs can be processed but I only want to process versions created today.
Is there any JCL or Utility which can determine the GDG versions created on same day.

I tried using LISTCAT to determine the Creation date but could not get the desired solution.

Any Inputs/ helps appreciated .


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Post by William Collins » Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:08 pm

What problem did you have using LISTCAT?

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Post by dbzTHEdinosauer » Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:45 pm

do you really mean versions or generations?
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Post by jeff.holst » Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:08 am

For starters, the dataset names you give are not valid GDG names. If the base were FILE1.V, the GDG dataset names would be of the format FILE1.V.GnnnnVmm, where mm is most often 00.

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