Ken Jenkins replied to Eugene Zeev's discussion NPDUP with SORT FIELDS=COPY in Mainframe
"You can't do it with the copy function. You must provide the key with either the SORT or MERGE statements"
Friday
Ken Jenkins posted a discussion in Mainframe
Currently the the substring search,SS, only does equal or not equal comparisions. I would like to request that greater than,greater than or equal to be added as well as the same options for the less than comparisions.
Aug 16
Ken Jenkins replied to Eugene Zeev's discussion SORTIN and SORTOUT are allocated for the same file in Mainframe
"We have referred to that situation as a "suicide sort" for decades and IMHO should be avoided."
Jul 12
Ken Jenkins replied to Rodney Wallace's discussion Convert Help in Mainframe
"Change your first OUTREC to INREC, you won't need temporary file and put your second OUTREC in the one step"
Jun 16
Ken Jenkins posted a discussion in Mainframe
What code pages/CCSID's are used when using the functions of ATOE and ETOA?
Mar 24
Ken Jenkins replied to Alan Schwartz's discussion Convert FB records into VB Format in Mainframe
"Just add OUTFIL FTOV to a sort copy."
Mar 24
Ken Jenkins replied to Ken Jenkins's discussion Undocumented parms and functions in Mainframe
"John
I agree it is up to the vendor to update it's documentation. I was hoping to inspire  others like Bruce and yourself to add your voice to my request. The more of us that ask for it the more likely it will be done in a timely manner IMHO.  Also…"
Nov 14, 2016
Ken Jenkins posted a discussion in Mainframe
I would like to request that undocumented features be added to the reference manual. I know of 3 instances. First the parm VLCOPY=CNT,second RPTPROG=xxxxxx, where XXXXXX represents an approximate number of records to be displayed in real time as rec…
Sep 22, 2016
Ken Jenkins is now a member of Mainframe
Sep 22, 2016
Ken Jenkins replied to Malcolm Barr's discussion No WER054I message in SYSOUT? in Mainframe
"Probably because the records are variable. Add the parm VLCOPY=CNT"
Jul 18, 2016
Ken Jenkins replied to Daniel Gallardo's discussion Utilization of zIIP Processor on SYNCSORT FOR Z/OS 2.1.1.1R in Mainframe
"Go to Syncsort.com and check out ZPSAVER suite. You should find your answers there."
Apr 28, 2016
Ken Jenkins replied to Stephan Nickel's discussion JOIN with JNF1CNTL: no messages written to JNF1JMSG in Mainframe
"You should send this information to zos_tech@syncsort.com."
Nov 13, 2015
Ken Jenkins replied to Joseph Russo's discussion JOINKEYS Question in Mainframe
"What were the settings for buffers?"
Aug 11, 2015
Ken Jenkins replied to rene antonio milani's discussion Synctool Manual in Mainframe
"There is no Synctool manual. You will need to get IBM's manual for ICETOOL. You can download it from IBM's website."
Aug 5, 2015