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dcl_error_messages [2018/10/03 21:03]
lricker initial commit
dcl_error_messages [2018/10/23 19:39]
lricker <code>...</code> tweaks
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 Best shown by example: Best shown by example:
  
-  ​$ cp login.txt foo.txt +<​code>​ 
-  %DCL-W-IVVERB,​ unrecognized command verb - check validity and spelling +$ cp login.txt foo.txt 
-   ​\CP\ +%DCL-W-IVVERB,​ unrecognized command verb - check validity and spelling 
-  $ copy login.txt foo.txt + ​\CP\ 
-  %COPY-E-OPENIN,​ error opening DSA2:​[LRICKER]login.txt;​ as input +$ copy login.txt foo.txt 
-  -RMS-E-FNF, file not found +%COPY-E-OPENIN,​ error opening DSA2:​[LRICKER]login.txt;​ as input 
-  $ help /message +-RMS-E-FNF, file not found 
-   +$ help /message
-   ​OPENIN, ​ error opening '​input-file-spec'​ as input +
-   +
-    Facility: ​    ​Shared by several facilities +
-   +
-    Explanation: ​ The specified input file cannot be opened. +
-   +
-    User Action: ​ Make sure the file exists and is accessible, or take action +
-                  based on an accompanying message.+
  
-By default (without a command parameter)''​HELP /​MESSAGE''​ shows the error-message help for the last/​latest/​current command. ​ If you want to see help-text for a previous ​error, be sure to note the error-message "​abbreviation string",​ whatever follows the ''-E-'' or ''​-F-''​ part of the error message, and use that as the parameter for ''​HELP /​MESSAGE'':​+ ​OPENIN,  error opening ​'input-file-spec' as input
  
-  ​$ help /message ivverb +  Facility: ​    Shared by several facilities
-   +
-   ​IVVERB, ​ unrecognized command verb - check validity and spelling +
-   +
-    ​Facility: ​    CLI, Command Language Interpreter (DCL) +
-   +
-    Explanation: ​ The first word in the command is not a valid DCL command or +
-                  a symbol name equated with a command. The rejected portion of +
-                  the command is displayed between backslashes. +
-   +
-    User Action: ​ Check the spelling of the command name or symbol name, then +
-                  reenter the command.+
  
-The User Action and Explanation texts are usually sufficient to figure out what's wrong with the command and how to fix it.+  Explanation: ​ The specified input file cannot be opened. 
 + 
 +  User Action: ​ Make sure the file exists and is accessible, or take action 
 +                based on an accompanying message. 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 +By default (without a command parameter), ''​HELP /​MESSAGE''​ shows the error-message help for the last/​latest/​current command. ​ If you want to see help-text for a previous error, be sure to note the error-message "​abbreviation string",​ whatever follows the ''​-W-'',​ ''​-E-''​ or ''​-F-''​ part of the error message, and use that as the parameter for ''​HELP /​MESSAGE'':​ 
 + 
 +<​code>​ 
 +$ help /message ivverb 
 + 
 + ​IVVERB, ​ unrecognized command verb - check validity and spelling 
 + 
 +  Facility: ​    CLI, Command Language Interpreter (DCL) 
 + 
 +  Explanation: ​ The first word in the command is not a valid DCL command or 
 +                a symbol name equated with a command. The rejected portion of 
 +                the command is displayed between backslashes. 
 + 
 +  User Action: ​ Check the spelling of the command name or symbol name, then 
 +                reenter the command. 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 +The ''​User Action'' ​and ''​Explanation'' ​texts are usually sufficient to figure out what's wrong with the command and how to fix it.
dcl_error_messages.txt · Last modified: 2018/10/23 19:39 by lricker