• Subject: Re: Last Day of Last Month
  • From: Howard Weatherly <hweatherly@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 12:28:52 -0400

You could set the job in the job schedule to run on the last day of the
month and just pick up the date in the cl.

Brad McDaniel wrote:

> I am writing some CL's to automate some monthly jobs that are usually
> submitted through user menus.  This particular CL submits a job with
> the prior month and year as the parms (let's say &YEAR (4) and &MONTH
> (2)).  Then, the CL does a STRQMQRY with the year, month, and day of
> the last day of that month.  Does anyone have a sample of the easiest
> way to figure out the last day of a particular month (i.e.  if run
> today, the year and month would be 1999 09, and the CL would need to
> pass 19990930 to the query.)?
> I know the method for passing parms with STRQMQRY, I am just wondering
> if anyone has some code laying around that gives you the last day of
> the month (accounting for leap years also).
> Thanks
> Brad McDaniel
> Information Services
> Annuity Board, SBC
> http://www.absbc.org
> 214-720-6546

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