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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 21, 2022

Add support for PDS input files to PRESORT in LOAD

The Utilities Enhancement Tool (UET) provides support for the PRESORT keyword for LOAD. It will sort the input file and pass it to LOAD to perform the LOAD. It will accept the input file as being a PDS and perform a PRESORT.

UET will be withdrawn from support next year and its use needs to be removed.

To do this the newly provided support for the PRESORT keyword in the LOAD utility needs to be the same and consistent as the functionality that UET provided for PRESORT.

Currently, when a LOAD is run with the PRESORT option and the input file is a PDS, the PRESORT option is ignored and message DSNU195I is issued and load will then continue and load the data unsorted whereas UET would perform the PRESORT before the data is loaded

The PRESORT option of LOAD needs to be enhanced to allow and handle the input file to be a PDS.

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  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    Sep 6, 2022

    Dear Bryan, Thank you for submitted this request.

    The underlying need for this capability appears to no longer exist and therefore this request is no longer being considered.


    The Db2 for z/OS Team