information about fopen mode mismatches?

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information about fopen mode mismatches?

Post by peeterjoot » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:21 pm

C doesn't have anything but errno for fopen failures, but it also doesn't have all the complex mode string extensions that exist in mainframe C.

On the mainframe, if an fopen("dd:...", modestring) fails due to a fopen mode string mismatch relative to the JCL that cataloged and/or allocated the DDNAME/DSNAME in question, is there a way to get extended error information about the precise nature of that fopen mode mismatch?

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Re: information about fopen mode mismatches?

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:01 pm

I'm not a mainframe C expert, however are you using #include <errno.h> to trap the errors. It might help.


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