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Currently, there is not a command to end a writer abnormally. The end job abnormal command ( ENDJOBABN ) does not abnormally end writer jobs. To end writer ( WTR ) or print driver jobs ( PDJ ) abnormally, one must call the QSPENDWA program. For example: CALL PGM(QSYS/QSPENDWA) PARM(WriterName) It would be helpful to have a command interface to this program, such as ENDWTRABN.
An *IPDS writer job has ended abnormally but the associated PDJ job for the writer has not ended. User is now unable to restart the writer because the PDJ job is still active. Tried ending the writer immediately ( ENDWTR WTR(WriterName) OPTION(*IMMED) ), tried ending the job immediately ( ENDJOB JOB(NNNNNN/QSPLJOB/WriterName) OPTION(*IMMED) ), and tried ending the job abnormally ( ENDJOBABN JOB(NNNNNN/QSPLJOB/WriterName) ). The job did not end. Called IBM for support and provided with CALL PGM(QSYS/QSPENDWA) PARM(WriterName)
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