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patching a file

Post by devmain » Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:07 pm

what is meant patching a file using JCL?

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Post by arrbee » Thu Mar 16, 2006 10:33 am

Patching means if you have any wrong values in the dataset then correcting them so that the program won't abend.

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Post by sachininx » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:03 pm

does that mean override ?? :shock:

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Post by Anuj Dhawan » Sat Jan 30, 2010 6:48 pm

I'm not very sure what original question is asking, however, unless I misunderstood - "override" is usually used in connection with "override a DD statement". And what Arr Bee has suggested, I usually call that as "editing" the file..."patching" is not a term used in JCL references, it seems to be some local jargon.

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