REXX tool needed to capture the JCL syntax errors

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REXX tool needed to capture the JCL syntax errors

Post by nrilbgn » Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:22 am


Could any one of you please let me know, How to automate the JCL syntax errors using a rexx or any onther programming languages.

Say i will give a PDS has list of JCL memebers in it, When i run this tool it should check for each memeber for its syntax and write the erros in seperate output file.

This is really very urgent

Could you please help me providing some inputs how to proceed and all

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Post by dbzTHEdinosauer » Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:08 pm

that fact that you think it is urgent is completely irrelevant to us.

if you really need it in a hurry, pay someone to do your work for you.

you can search the web for rexx scripts that people have donated.

learn to use typrun=scan.
let the ops system proof your jcl.

learn jcl

you can also buy third party tools like jcl scan and a few others.

since you seem clueless, attempting to write a rexx script on your own,
or cobol or any language,
to be a jcl parser/checker would be a very large and complex task,
and you are not the person to be doing it.
Dick Brenholtz
JCL, SQL and code in programs have an irritating habit of doing what you say,
not what you meant.

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Post by DikDude » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:38 pm

Why does someone believe that building a new "tool" from scratch is something urgent?

Keep in mind that not all "JCL errors" can be dected by looking at the JCL. . .
Have a good one

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