Hmm, well, I actually did write a response but our web-mail client seems
to have kept all the text... The text you see is added to all outgoing
mail totally out of my control.
Back to my answer:

You have several options to accomplish what you need:

1. Use a simple delay in a loop in your program.
C-pseudo code

do {
system("DLYJOB (60)");
} while (break_condition)

2. Use a time out on a data queue. This is nice since you can control
the program termination externally, by sending something via the data
queue and since it's consuming close to zero system resources.

timeout = 60;
do {
ReceiveFromDataqueue (myqueue, mydata, timeout);
} while (mydata <> "BREAK")

3. As suggested you can have another job submitting your program every
60 seconds, or you can do it from your program, but both options are
inefficient from a system point of view.

All these options would in practice require you to execute your program
in a new job queue, or else your program would hog QBATCH all day long
which normally is not accepted.

Svensson, Joakim
Capgemini, Sweden
Certified Enterprise Architect / Principal

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