You might try using INFILE and specify a DD with DISP=SHR

Or got cbttape.org and download PDSCLEAN - works great for PDS and PDS/E
datasets

Lizette


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> Jesse 1 Robinson
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> Subject: Deleting all members of a PDS
> 
> While installing a new version of the PDS command-one that works on z/OS 2.3
> as previously discussed here-we need to empty existing libraries in order to
> refill them with new members. Without a working PDS command, we had to find a
> different way to accomplish FIXPDS RESETDIR.
> 
> I finally remembered the relatively new DELETE pds-dsn(*), which accomplishes
> the task nicely. However, like IDCAMS DELETE in general, my testing indicates
> that it wants exclusive enqueue on the PDS. Not a problem for most PDS data
> sets, but a link listed library must contend with XCFAS and LLA. I know that
> both of those can be handled fairly easily, but I'm curious if there's some
> additional keyword that will ignore the SHR enqueues. I have not found
> anything.
> 
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