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When you specified V for RECFM parameter, LRECL value is largest record in the file plus 4 bytes. These four bytes contain the actual length of each variable length record in the file
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Joined: 09 Aug 2008 Posts: 1625 Location: Mumbai, India
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:17 pm Post subject:
Hi sumana.jayaram and welcome to the Forums,
It's not clear what is being asked. To get better help from the forum it's good to describe your problem well. Better you show the actual code. Please use BBcode Tags when you post the actual Sort card. _________________ Regards,
the SORT line that I pasted is present as it is in one of the requirements document in my project. I just wanted the syntax of the SORT card for that line.. since it was a bit confusing for me. I am trying possible ways..
Joined: 18 Feb 2006 Posts: 812 Location: San Jose, CA
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:23 pm Post subject:
If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:
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