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Answer: VSAM file module

by Ovid (Cardinal)
on Dec 27, 2001 at 03:00 UTC ( #134506=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > database programming > VSAM file module - Answer contributed by Ovid

Well, you could read the responses to you original post. Reposting the same question isn't likely to do much good.

Personally (I've worked with VSAM as I used to program on mainframes), I'd be concerned about letting newer Perl programmers touch mainframe production work. However, if you must do this, there are many C librararies which can read VSAM files. Learn Inline::C and you can interface directly to them as if they were Perl modules (albeit, with a little tweaking).

Update: Corion reminded me that OS390::Stdio is what you are looking for. Did you look at it and find that it didn't fit your needs?

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