Can IEBGENER recognizes INTRDR ?

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Can IEBGENER recognizes INTRDR ?

Postby Bhaskar1031 » Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:25 am

I want to know that IEBGENER recognizes the intrdr(internal reader) in sysout or IEBGENER does not know that interrnal reader in the sysout.
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Re: Can IEBGENER recognizes INTRDR ?

Postby Akatsukami » Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:30 am

It neither knows not cares; that is what JCL is for, to provide the link between the program and the environment.
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Re: Can IEBGENER recognizes INTRDR ?

Postby steve-myers » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:21 am

Akatsukami is correct. If the SYSUT2 DD statement specifies an internal reader, IEBGENER will operate it as a sequential data set. It is probably a good idea to specify RECFM=F,LRECL=80,BLKSIZE=80. I recall one incident where it behaved strangely when those DCB parameters were not specified discussed on this board.

A properly written program can interact with JESx to obtain the job ID of the submitted job if it detects the data set is an internal reader.

To be honest, I do not know how to detect that the data set is assigned to an internal reader without doing more research than I'm willing to invest in the project at this time.
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Re: Can IEBGENER recognizes INTRDR ?

Postby dick scherrer » Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:31 pm

Hello and welcome to the forum,

Do you have the info you need or is there still a doubt?
Hope this helps,
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