Can I concatenate various datasets



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Can I concatenate various datasets

Postby pradeepgowda » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:23 pm

hi,

can we concatenate gdg, vsam and pds together


//jobcard
//step1 exec
//dd1 dd dsn=a.b.gdg
// dd dsn=a.b.vsam
// dd dsn= a.b.c(mem1)
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Postby MrSpock » Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:48 pm

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Re: Can I concatenate various datasets

Postby Robert Sample » Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:54 pm

From the DFSMS Using Data Sets manual, section 1.1.6.6:
Restriction: VSAM data sets cannot be concatenated in JCL statements.
Concatenating PDS members is no problem, nor any sequential data set (including GDG).
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