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I do not know how else you plan on doing it, a rexx should not wait for a job to finish because you will be waisting resources. My MVS/XA JCL ref, dated Sept. 1989, has no> mention of an IF statement. In REXX, once we submit JOB,>that will run in batch and the remaining part of REXX code starts>executing.>>Thanks,>Tulasi>>---------------------------------------------------------------------->For TSO-REXX subscribe / signoff / archive access instructions,>send email to ***@VM.MARIST.EDU with the Those low-priced folks over inIndia, China, Eastern Europe, and so on knowhow important it is to _know_ the most effectiveway to do things. his comment is here

Close this window and log in. A"pre-submit" process, in effect.Peter> -----Original Message-----> From: Scott, John (Endevor) [mailto:***@RBS.CO.UK] > Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 11:45 AM> To: TSO-***@VM.MARIST.EDU> Subject: Re: JCL return code in REXX> > > The to generatea summary file with the results of each step, and to do more complexrevovery, e.g. I have been running Linux at home forseveral years now, and I know of many others who keep their hands active inboth the mainframe and "other" computing arenas, if only for

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RE: How to trap return code of a job in rexx program KarlheinzWittemann (Programmer) 30 Sep 02 11:56 where is your log? were all donein the same language). All rights reserved.Unauthorized reproduction or linking forbidden without expressed written permission. I have seen this approach used > between steps as> > well.> > This allows the posting of interim job/step status on another LPAR> > outside of> > the current Sysplex.>

  • When a Rexx program is running, this return code is automatically assigned to a special built-in Rexx variable named RC.

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  • I have always guessed that the old(er) farts at IBMback then were head-in-the-sand MVS bigots, and didn't want somethinginvented by those pesky VM clowns to take over "their" OS.Peter> -----Original Message----->

And that probably explains why I've never tried itbefore.Quoting Thomas H Parker <***@CSC.COM>:> I can't say that I found IF/THEN/ELSE for JCL 20 years ago, (perhaps 10> years is more like Why does the U-2 use a chase car when landing? In the example> above, the first step in the second job would be a REXX step that would> submit a> job back to the originating LPAR. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

It means the programmer does not have full controlof the definition of his own files.Peter> -----Original Message-----> From: Bob Bridges [mailto:***@DISCOVERFINANCIAL.COM] > Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 10:35 AM> To: TSO-***@VM.MARIST.EDU> Rexx Return Code It's a bit messy, I would normally use a ptr() function but I can't be bothered to convert it. Very powerful concept.*ix variants followed a similar path with the various "shell" dialects.Everything you can do is under control of the same "shell" program, andall your interactions with the system ("online" This particularmanual, along with about 10 others, is all that is left of my once massivecollection of hardcopy documentation.

This second step> could either use ISPF FT processing to generate the valid /*ROUTE XEQ> xxxx and/or> */JOBPARM SYSAFF=xxxx or a non ISPF approach to generating the JCL. You can set a condition to execute this step> only if return code of previous step is 0.>> sample step>>> //IKJEFT01 EXEC PGM=IKJEFT01,COND=(0,NE)>> //SYSTSPRT DD SYSOUT=*>> //SYSTSIN DD *>> SUB 'xxx.xxx.REXX(xxxxxxxx)'>> Detect MS Windows How to turn on Xbox One from Windows 10 PC using Cortana What's the male version of "hottie"? Or, better, createa flagfile just before you submit the job, eg called ...MYJOB.FLAGFILE.SUBBEDand make sure the submitted job knows the name of its own flagfile.You can have it rename that at

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I learned that IF THEN exists for JCL a fewyears back but have yet to use it. Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free. Rexx Rc(-3) If they want to get our jobs,> it is important not only to offer low prices> but you have to compete on quality. Why the windows of ships bridges are always inclined?

except that to management, this is again just abothersome cost factor.Dr. http://arnoldtechweb.com/return-code/return-code-87.html Without some provision to stop the program, in this case a trap, Rexx continues running. We don't put any effort into> selling and promoting the things that can be> done from today's mainframe platform.> > Of course, there are exceptions. I have seen this > > implemented as ISPF table> > updates (and a "status viewer"), DB2 table updates (and a "status> > viewer"),> > creating "status" datasets (use 3.4 to

We are all, indeed, expendable identicalcogs in the minds of the bean counters.I believe (perhaps naively) that most of us who are left do not stint on"keeping up with the Jones's". That can only hurt us in the not-so-longrun.I am not saying nor implying that I have theanswers or solutions. This is just plain stupid and lazyon IBM's part, IMNSHO. weblink If the reader of the message is not the intended recipientor an authorized representative of the intended recipient, you arehereby notified that any dissemination of this communication is strictlyprohibited.

I know someone posted a sample EXEC.>>Meanwhile, you can submit the job with OUTTRAP in effect and the parse theresults to get the job number:>>x=OUTTRAP("SUB.")>address TSO " SUBMIT " DSN>x=OUTTRAP("OFF")>>Then, you Why are copper cables round? Y Harikumar Posts: 6Joined: Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:07 pm Hasthanked: 0 time Beenthanked: 0 time Top Re: How to get the RC of JCL(submitted by REXX) in REXX by

We use similar things written in COBOL.

But I am keenly aware of> the problems, and I sometimes get disheartened> by indifference.> > > Kind regards,> > -Steve Comstock_This message and any attachments are intended only for the Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature. Those low-priced folks over in> India, China, Eastern Europe, and so on know> how important it is to _know_ the most effective> way to do things. Usually, there is a> better way to design the process that avoids things slipping into (what> the user> will perceive as) the "black hole".>> In the Endevor example; it seems to

By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. OUTTRAP is used to trap TSO messages but the return code is generated by SDSF. This second stepcould either use ISPF FT processing to generate the valid /*ROUTE XEQ xxxx and/or*/JOBPARM SYSAFF=xxxx or a non ISPF approach to generating the JCL. http://arnoldtechweb.com/return-code/scp-return-code-256.html Thismeans you MUST have a cooperative and responsive Storage Admin to allocatenew VSAM files in JCL only (no IDCAMS).

All they see is the price tag.This doesn't mean it is unnecessary to go to trainings and conferences andso on, of course... My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreDocsBloggerContactsHangoutsEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsSearch for groups or messages and so.. creating a data set if > allocation fails because it doesn't exist.> > -- gil> --> StorageTek> INFORMATION made POWERFUL_This message and any attachments are intended only for the use of

IBM made a stab at a control languageon the AS/400. In REXX, once we submit JOB,that will run in batch and the remaining part of REXX code startsexecuting. creating a data set if allocation fails because it doesn't exist.> > -- gil> --> StorageTek> INFORMATION made POWERFUL_This message and any attachments are intended only for the use of the If the foreground process submits a batch job and the batch jobdoesn't run (JCL error, inititators drained, etc.) then the foreground jobis sitting there waiting for something that's never going to

Start with the CVT, TCB, ASCB etc and work out the control block chains. The Buroughs MCP operating systemwas written in a subset of Algol 60, and the control language you usedto run "batch" jobs was that exact same subset of Algol (no I/Ofacilities, but RE: How to trap return code of a job in rexx program Darkwing99 (Programmer) 2 Jun 03 07:52 If you use SDSF I have a REXX that my be helpful:Run this Thanks for the link again.

rather than faffing about with REXX after REXX after REXX expat Posts: 383Joined: Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:21 pm Hasthanked: 0 time Beenthanked: 1 time Top Re: How to get While us "old farts" leanback comfortable in the illusion of ourinvicibility?Of course, I have an agenda: I make my livingdoing technical training. After completion it throws a panel with outputs. Join UsClose bit.listserv.tsorexx Discussion: JCL return code in REXX (too old to reply) Tulasi Mohan Telaga 2004-12-21 11:50:02 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Hi, I have submitted JCL from REXX.

The folks who> make SHARE possible, along with other events and> conferences, and those who fight the good fight> inside their companies, and those who write> articles, and those who make It would be *so* much easierto teach and learn than cryptic JCL. And, yes,those who share and help on listserv's andusenet's.But there is a serious problem here, and mostof us are not doing much to be part of thesolution. It's only role in life is to send the> original submitter a message saying the job started on the target LPAR.> It> could also display the LPAR, DB2 SSID and anything