User Guide for DFSORT PTFs UK51706 and UK51707 (SORTUGPG)

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Abstract

Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK51706 and z/OS DFSORT V1R10 PTF UK51707 for various types of two file join applications (JOINKEYS, JOIN, REFORMAT, JKFROM); date field conversions (Y2x, Y4x, TOJUL, TOGREG, WEEKDAY, DT, DTNS); merge operations (MERGE operator); alternate ddnames for MERGE (MERGEIN); easier migration from other sort products, and more.

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z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK51706 and z/OS DFSORT V1R10 PTF UK51707, first available in November, 2009, provide important enhancements to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL for various types of two file join applications (JOINKEYS, JOIN, REFORMAT, JKFROM); date field conversions (Y2x, Y4x, TOJUL, TOGREG, WEEKDAY, DT, DTNS); merge operations (MERGE operator); alternate ddnames for MERGE (MERGEIN); easier migration from other sort products, and more.

The SORTUGPG paper is the documentation for PTFs UK51706 and UK51707. It highlights, describes and shows examples of the new features provided by this PTF for DFSORT and for DFSORT's powerful, multi-purpose ICETOOL utility. It also details new and changed messages associated with this PTF.

This paper provides the documentation you need to start using the features and messages associated with z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK51706 and z/OS DFSORT V1R10 PTF UK51707. The information in this paper will be included in the latest z/OS DFSORT book at its next major update.

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Reference #:

T7000174

Modified date:

2010-10-25

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