What is 'outfile removecc' doing here

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What is 'outfile removecc' doing here

Postby roopesh_vp » Thu Apr 02, 2009 11:34 am

Hi all,
i have a a sort jcl part of which is shown below
// sysin dd *
option copy
outfile removecc,
100:'user id')

Can anyone plz explain me what is 'outfile removecc' doing here??

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Re: outfile removecc

Postby swd » Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:07 pm

Checkout the dfsort manual

ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/storage/dfso ... ortnew.pdf

search for REMOVECC

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Re: outfile removecc

Postby Frank Yaeger » Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:13 pm

DFSORT's OUTFIL reporting features use RECFM=xxA (e.g. FBA or VBA) and ANSI carriage control characters in position 1 (e.g. '1' for page eject). REMOVECC tells DFSORT to use RECFM=xx (FB or VB) and remove the ANSI carriage control characters.

If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:

http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/supp ... tmpub.html
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