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spriya

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 4:56 pm    Post subject: Using sort utility is it possible to merge like the below
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HI,

using sort or some utility is it possible to merge like the below.


two input files

first file - field1 field2 field3 field4 field5
second - field6 field7 field3

field3 is unique

and the output file needs to be

third file - field1 field2 filed3 field6 field7


is this possible through any utility

i need not write any code to do this

it cud be sort or anything......

thank you.....
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:52 pm    Post subject:
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You can use the SPLICE operator of DFSORT's ICETOOL to do this kind of thing. For an example, see the Smart DFSORT Trick "Join fields from two files on a key" at:

http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/

If you need more specific help, show an example of the records in each input file and the expected output records. Also, give the RECFM and LRECL of each input file, and the starting position, length and format of each relevant field.
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