SORTDEVT—Define a Device Type for Temporary Data Sets
The SORTDEVT keyword names the device type where temporary data sets are allocated dynamically by your sort program.
The SORTDEVT keyword names the device type where your sort program dynamically allocates its temporary data sets. You can specify any device type that is acceptable to the DYNALLOC parameter of the SORT or OPTION parameter value for the IBM DFSORT function.
Including SORTDEVT automatically invokes dynamic allocation of the sort work data sets. If you omit SORTDEVT, the sort default that was defined by your site is used.
This keyword has the following format:
- device-typeSpecifies the device type.