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M204.0772  "(" expected after field name

An INITIALIZE command has been issued for a file whose FILEORG parameter specifies either the SORT, HASH, or RECSCTY option, but the character following the field name was not a left parenthesis ((). The only valid information following the field name is field attributes within parentheses. A correct example is:


Response: Correct and retry. See INITIALIZE command for a discussion of the correct syntax.

Message attributes:

RETCODEO=0Sets online return code
RETCODEB=4Sets batch (single user) return code
CLASS=EError class; the message can be suppressed with the X'04' bit setting of the MSGCTL parameter
AUDITERWrites the message with line type ER to the audit trail
COUNTIncrements the error count (ERCNT) parameter

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