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This is the standard output file from a compile (or the ADATA file from a High
Level Assembler program).
This is a highly condensed form of the compiler listing, produced by a Fault
Analyzer utility after a compile.
In 6.3.3, “How to create a side file” on page 195, we show you how to create a
side file. We give some further insights into their usefulness in 9.3.4, “Steps
toward integration” on page 337.
1.3.4 User exits
Fault Analyzer provides you with entry points to user exits, which can be written
to perform a variety of tasks when application program errors occur. These user
exits include the ability to:
Reformat a dump to include site-specific information.
Send users messages about the abending job.
Suppress duplicate dumps and record the number of instances.
We provide you with samples of two REXX user exits for you to use
as is or to
modify for your needs.
1.3.5 Latest software update
The latest Program Temporary Fix (PTF) for Fault Analyzer for z/OS and OS/390
V3R1M0 is UQ69985.
The user’s guide and reference documentation is available on line through the
Help action on the main menu, or can be downloaded from the library on the
1.4 IBM File Manager
IBM File Manager provides powerful functions for an application programmer to
use. However, even operations support personnel or systems programmers will
find it useful.
1.4.1 Three features
File Manager comes in three features (MVS, DB2 and IMS).