Brian Wood replied to Eugene Zeev's discussion New features in MFX release level 2.1.5.0 in Mainframe
"Eugene: Did you upgrade from an older release (MFX for z/OS 1.4, for example) to MFX 2.1.5.0 or did you simply apply the latest TPF5 maintenance on top of an existing installation of MFX for z/OS 2.1? New data utility features introduced in MFX 2.1…"
Nov 28
Brian Wood replied to Anthony's discussion Find and count similar fields in each records and display if >20 in Mainframe
"Anthony:
I am having difficulty understanding your request. Could you provided a simple example of what the data looks like and under what conditions the record needs to be written to SORTOUT?
Brian Wood - Syncsort  "
Jan 18
Brian Wood replied to Miguel Soltero Diaz's discussion Outrec Fields inside Outfil. Is it possible? in Mainframe
"The OUTFIL statement has an OUTREC parameter. Syntax is different from the OUTREC statement in that you do not specify the FIELDS subparameter. Try this code:
   OUTFIL OUTREC=(NRUM,NLAR),FTOV,VLTRIM=X'40'
Brian WoodSyncsort IncorporatedP: 201-930-8…"
Jun 17, 2016
Brian Wood replied to Ken Jenkins's discussion Is tapesort option still available in Mainframe
"Tape Sort is an ancient algorithm (circa 1969) and is no longer available as of Syncsort MFX 1.4. Tape Sort was not compatible with VTS devices. MAXSORT is generally a viable option when processing huge amounts of data. Please contact us directly at…"
May 23, 2016