deleting a particular record in rexx

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deleting a particular record in rexx

Postby vsk_in4u » Wed Nov 21, 2007 5:24 pm

how to delete a particular record in dataset without copying it to another dataset by eliminating that single record...
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Re: deleting a particular record in rexx

Postby MrSpock » Wed Nov 21, 2007 9:16 pm

You can't do that in QSAM processing. The entire dataset has to be read and then re-written with the deleted record omitted. It's not a good idea to read and write to the same dataset.

Just use an editor and delete the required record instead.
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