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AND, OR, XOR for binary fields

It is currently not possible to do any "binary" operation on binary fields, like AND, OR, XOR or NOT. This makes declarations of particular bit-constants quasi useless, e.g. ... 3 #TB_VDT_FLAG (B01) /* various property flags...1 #TB_VDT_FLAG_VALUE...
Philippe Van Coppenolle about 1 year ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) / Programing Syntax (Cross platforms) 0 Future consideration

New Parameter for ZIIP switching

When our Batch Natural for Ziip JOBS do a lot of I/Os the switching that happens even when using the I/O buffer causes the elapsed time to increase & greatly affects the batch window, which is unacceptable. I propose a new parameter to allevia...
Ilan Hirschowitz about 1 year ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural for zIIP (NAZ) 0 Not in Plan

Userexit to write SMF records without switching into TCB mode

We have an ongoing Assembler replacement project and want to get rid of a routine which writes SMF records for statistics data. This routine is called around 60 million times a day from RPC transactions. Every call causes a switch from zIIP to the GP
Alexander Schuster about 1 year ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Under development

Dynamic parameter for NDV CICS selection.

Customer has 12 CICS's running in the development and test environments and developers need access to them all - meaning 12 NDV server tasks are needed. Consider making the configuration RFE_CICS_TA_HOST and RFE_CICS_TA_PORT dynamic parameters for...
Bjarne Soerensen over 1 year ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Development Server (NDV) 0 Planned

FIND NUMBER RECORDS ...

Background: Currently, Natural has no "generic" way to find the number of records loaded in an Adabas file. Natural must always use the name of a file-specific descriptor which is "known to be populated for every record". e.g. FIND NUMBER EMPLOYES...
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Filler notation for WRITE WORK FILE

Enhancement Request: Please consider allowing filler notation (nX) with the WRITE WORK FILE statement. Example: WRITE WORK FILE 1 VARIABLE #VAR1 2X #VAR2 5X #VAR3 Reason: Filler notation is intuitive and gives a consistent feel to the language syn...
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Need the SYSOBJH Statistics user-exit to get stats of each library separately.

Need the SYSOBJH Statistics user-exit to get stats of each Natural library separately. Currently, It returns the statistics of the complete SYSOBJH command used.
Arun Thomas Abraham about 2 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Future consideration

(Super Natural) Enhance to handle file updates in transactions

In Super Natural we have a large number of files defined. We are constantly updating those file definitions. We add/update/delete fields with new releases of our application. Currently there is no elegant way to get the updates into Super Natural....
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Allow Edit Masks to be named constants

Natural provide the "Edit Mask"-feature which is most useful. I would like to see an improvement in using this feature. Currently, the Edit Mask must explicitly specified when used. If you have big applications the used Edit Mask are dispersed in ...
Christian Held almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

Weitere Werte für Parameter DBUPD

Der Paramter DBUPD zusätzlich noch weitere Werte zur Steuerung des Verhaltens bei Datenbankupdates erhalten: Vorschlag: - DBUPD=ON -> so wie jetzt - ganz normale DB-UPDATES- DBUPD=OFF -> so wie jetzt - generiert Warnung (ev. Synonym DBUPD=WA...
Guest almost 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Not in Plan