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Convert procedures to jobs (optional)
z/OS MVS JCL Reference
You may decide to convert some of your existing started task procedures to jobs. Before doing so, you should understand how the started task JCL and processing will change.
If the following command is issued for a started task procedure:
and the procedure being started is:
MVS™ creates the following JCL to invoke this procedure:
To convert an existing procedure to a job, remove the PROC and PEND statements and add a JOB statement and any other JCL you plan to use.
To invoke as existing procedure, you can choose one of the following alternatives.
Note: It is important to note that if system symbols are used on the PROC statement, they cannot be overridden by the START command system symbols.
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