Retrieve deleted PF SRC members

By using the command validity checker parameter on the RMVM (remove member) command you can copy the source member that is being deleted to a library (I have called 'OOPS') where it can be copied back into the library and file from which it was deleted. This has certainly saved a lot of time in needing to bring in backup tapes and restore file members from backup.

Code: PGM PARM(&P20 &P10)

DCL  VAR(&P20) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(20)               
DCL  VAR(&P10) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10)               
DCL  VAR(&FILE) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10)              
DCL  VAR(&LIB) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10)               
DCL  VAR(&MSG) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(99)               
MONMSG     MSGID(CPF0000)                              
CHGVAR     VAR(&FILE) VALUE(%SST(&P20 1 10))           
CHGVAR     VAR(&LIB) VALUE(%SST(&P20 11 10))           
IF         COND(&LIB *NE 'OOPS') THEN(DO)              


This was first published in May 2002

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