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Posted by: Bob Cozzi
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Cozzi Productions, Inc.
Chicagoland
Job-level Save/Restore Environment Question
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Published: 11 Apr 2014
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Job-level Save/Restore Environment Question Published by: Bob Cozzi on 11 Apr 2014 view comments(1)

I've been using my own SAVLIBL/RSTLIBL commands to save the library list (including *CURLIB) at the top of legacy CL programs that muck with the library list and current lib, and then restoring it upon completion.

MYLEGACY: PGM
           /* dcl stmts  */
          MONMSG CPF0000
         SAVLIBL
        ...  /* Do legacy CL crap here  */
            
         RSTLIBL
ENDPGM: ENDPGM

This is pretty simple and safe. 

What I'm wondering is what other "environment" (i.e., job settings) should I consider? I ask because I'm going to create a SAVENV/RSTENV command that has options for library list, current library, date, current directory, logCLPgm, etc.

Are there any specific job attributes that should be included and if you are doing something like this, what are you saving/restoring?  Thanks!

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Posted by: DaleB
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Reading, PA
Comment on: Job-level Save/Restore Environment Question
Posted: 3 years 14 days 12 hours 58 minutes ago

I've done CURLIB and current directory, both of which you mentioned. How about OUTQ (and lib) or PRTDEV? Maybe message logging, LOGLVL, LOGSEV, LOGTYPE -> LOG().