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The STEPLIB software product is a TSO/E command which allows MVS/ESA, OS/390 and z/OS users to specify private load libraries from which other command processors and programs can be loaded. STEPLIB can be invoked in a CLIST, a REXX EXEC, or in ISPF and works in TSO/E foreground as well as in TSO batch. STEPLIB is compatible with TSOLIB, ISPLLIB and a STEPLIB DD present in the LOGON procedure. With STEPLIB, TSO users can:
STEPLIB provides TSO/E users with additionality flexibility to:
Examples of a few STEPLIB commands in TSO or CLIST format:
/* Activate two load-libraries in dsname format */ STEPLIB DS(LOAD2 'USER.LINKLIB') /* Allocate two load-libraries with DDname DD2 and activate them */ ALLOCATE DD(DD2) DS(LOAD2 'USER.LINKLIB') SHR STEPLIB DD(DD2) /* Close top level of active load-libraries */ STEPLIB CLOSE /* Quick LOGOFF of current TSO session */ STEPLIB LOGOFF
STEPLIB must be added to IKJTSOxx under the AUTHCMD heading and run from an authorised library
To enhance ISPF applications which do not support LIBDEF ISPLLIB, we recommend using the LLIBDEF product instead of STEPLIB.
To obtain additional information about STEPLIB or order a product evaluation version, please contact GSF Software.
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