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How do you handle empty files in a JCL ?

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How do you handle empty files in a JCL ? ..

Answer / guest

Yes, we can handle empty file in JCL, there is utility
provided by IBM "UT939" ,eg //STEP1 EXEC PGM=UT939,
IF step1 return code is 4 then there is empty file and else
if return code is 0 (for non-empty file). We can handle
this with COND parameters whether to execute next step or
not if file is empty.
SUPPOSE WE DON'T WANT TO EXECUTE THEN
eg //STEP2 EXEC PGM=XXX,
COND=(4,EQ,STEP1)

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How do you handle empty files in a JCL ? ..

Answer / bharani

Read first record of the file using IDCAMS, It will return
the cc=0 if the file is not empty, otherwise it returns
CC=4.

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How do you handle empty files in a JCL ? ..

Answer / guest

by using dummy

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