Links to DFSORT books, papers and examples. User Guide for DFSORT PTFs UI and UI (November, ). DFSORT/ICETOOL Forum: IBM flagship DFSORT, ICETOOL, ICEMAN and ICEGENER for Sort, Merge and Copy files. When we generate an Output using DFSORT sometimes, the records are not in a presentable format. For example, in the output records, there.

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Wed Oct 31, TTmean specifically? Group by a field and take first 2 of every group. Why do we need to format them? This will make the whole process inefficient.

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Matching two files, matched and unmatched [ Goto page: You can format ddfsort records to be sorted in a particular way, prior to the sorting. Mon Dec 13, We’ll also talk about the different people who work on dfsotr mainframe. For details of what that mask is, look it up in the manual, as you will discover dfsorrt useful pre-defined masks at the time.

If you want to fill in blanks in the last field, you use the syntax c: On the Mainframe, the client pays for resources. Mon Oct 22, 6: Your comment must have arrived while I was writing the answer. What’s more, the books and manuals are incredibly hard to comprehend. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.


DFSORT – Simple sort with multiple columns using SORT FIELDS

To insert 2 blank spaces, we write 2X. Presumably your files are quite large? Merge files with key and duplicates. Now its working fine. Sat Aug 25, Mark all topics read Forum Search: Exactly what else depends on your actual task, which we don’t know, we only know of the solution you have chosen for your task. Merge 2 files of diffrent LREL into a single file.

Thu Dec 09, 1: Sort only records beginning with notifier L3. For your second question, yes it can be done in one step, and greatly simplified. Use that to format the result.

Split File depending on Day Difference. For example, in the output records, there might not be a space between two fields. Mainframe ‘Abend Assist’ for Windows Post as a guest Name. Sat Oct 27, Mainframe ‘Abend Assist’ for Windows Suppose, you would like to insert at the end of each record the current date and timestamp.


Tue Dec 14, How do i find out cpu used by sort?

A lot more formatting is possible on the above report. To many people who are thrown to work at a mainframe computer on their first job, they feel lost. Mainframe people seem to speak a completely different language and that doesn’t make life easy.

Wed Dec 08, 3: Tue Dec 14, 4: Tell them what you want to do, and they probably already have mainfrane you can use to do it with when discussing this, bear in mind that dfsirt are technically data setsnot files. We’ll talk about the operating system, the software installed on a mainframe. Tue Oct 23, 9: Alternatively, something has already previously read or written those files.

Can we merge both steps into one? Want to skip a particular record and copy the rest.