Dfsort Using Conditional Jcl
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We are using conditional jcl to control execution of steps. For example if step2 get a return code (return code is checked in the jcl at the end of the step). If the return code is greater than 04 then the next step continues if it is more than 4 then the step is flushed and the job cancels with the return code error. We just went to z/OS version 1.8 and are now finding that the sort area was insufficient for a job we were running which had 40 steps. Rather than get the return code of 16 we did not get a return code and the job continued as if that step had been successful. We do not and have not checked return codes for sorts with the Cobol program just in the JCL . So it looks as if the Return code is not being passed so that we can use it in the conditional JCL. Any suggestions?
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