> From: Yanal [mailto:fake@BYU.EDU]
> I am using a s/390 ibm mainframe. To write sas programs and
> run them, we
> use JCL. We classify the Job to be of class A if it takes
> less than two cpu minutes to complete, and G if it takes
> longer than that. A jobs execute immideatly, G jobs get in
> queue (which sometimes takes an hour or two to start).
> Someone told me that if you use PC sas to connect to the
> mainframe and run your program it will run as a class A no
> matter how long the job takes to execute. (using signon and
> then rsubmit on PC sas).
> If that is the case, then there is a way (i think) to emulate
> what PC SAS does in its communication with the mainframe to
> run jobs as class A.
> does anyone know if there is some JCL code or some other
> setting that i can use to emulate what PC SAS does to run
> long jobs as a class A in this case?
yes, rsubmit is a good idea
you may want to examine a
Hierarchical File Service (read UNIX=ASCII)
aka HFS drive
your LAN can 'see' your mainframe files on a virtual disk
your PC runs SAS w/out rsubmit and a plain libname HFS '<dir-spec>';
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