Editing a Copybook - How to?

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fredrick andrews
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Editing a Copybook - How to?

Post by fredrick andrews » Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:22 am

You have some changes to be made in a copybook.
Like adding a new field and renaming another field.

What all precautions should you take when doing this???

How will you proceed?

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Post by dbzTHEdinosauer » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:52 am

what would you do?
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Post by anu alexander » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:55 am

just give a search in program library to identify all the programs which uses this copybook.Then do a mass search whether any of them will use the field to be changed too.then change the programs accoringly. i mean name change ,record layout change etc.the do a recompile too for all the members which uses the copybook.

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