Is it possible to set up a small test partition reserved for testing,
and allow a programmer to set whatever time and date he wishes to set
for the partition?
On 4/14/2012 11:12 AM, Ken Sims wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:43:45 -0400, "Darryl Freinkel"-- Booth Martin 802-461-5349 http://www.martinvt.com
> <dfreinkel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I cannot modify any of the programs in the job. I simply need to change the>
>> time like you change the date in CHGJOB. Everything runs normally when you
>> change the date, so why not the time.
> The job date is assigned when the job starts, and never changes unless
> it is changed explicitly (CHGJOB or equivalent).
> So how useful would a job time be if you could set it, but then that
> time would never change (unless explicitly changed by CHGJOB or
> Actually that could be useful for some testing scenarios, but your
> purposes, I don't think that's what you're looking for.
> As Eric mentioned, there are signs that IBM is working on a way to
> have a job time offset, but it's not there yet.
> You mentioned locales. When IBM does provide job-level time offsets,
> it seems likely that jobs would be initialized with an offset based on
> the locale (probably with a system value which whether or not this
> should take place), which could probably then be overridden with
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