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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 4, 2018

after install new PTF we do not need to recompile any module in PTF maintenance data sets.

hi support,
Now in BOC,we store the PTF maintenance data sets in two separate volumes, such as product Volume 1 and product Volume 2, these data sets on the volumes using the Indirect catalog.So thess data sets on volume 1 can in catalog,and others on Volume 2 can be uncatalog. we can install the new FTP in the Volume 2 where C:D is active using the maintenance data sets volume 1.After install PTF,we will restart C:D using the maintenance data sets volume 2 at the right time.And keeping the old PTF in Volume 1,we will install the next new FTP on Volume 1.
Then we have a problem.we use Stage1 Stage 2 Security Exit:DGACXSIG、DGAMGSAF.Every six months we install the new PTF.And we recompile Security Exit each.Above as an example,we will referring to this change and the last change to recompile Security Exit when we install the new PTF on Volume 1.Then the work will increase and more prone to problems.we want an enhancement request:after install new PTF we do not need to recompile any module in PTF maintenance data sets.
DeveloperWorks ID DW_ID46712
Link to original RFE
  • Admin
    Chris Sanders
    Apr 30, 2019

    Thank you for your patience as we worked on this enhancement request.  I'm pleased to announce that it was delivered in Connect:Direct for z/OS v6.0 which was released on 12/7/2018.  Please download the latest version and you can start utilizing this and other enhancements that have been made.


    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager