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cj10

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:45 pm    Post subject: Comparing 2 files & writing into 3rd file.
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I have 2 FLAT files, FILE1(rec length 500) & FILE2(rec length 200). I need to compare the 2 files, and if a match is found, write into 3rd file. How do i do it via JCL & program ? I need to take duplicates also into consideration.

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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 8:39 pm    Post subject:
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Depending on exactly what your records look like and what you want to do, you can use some variation of the "Create files with matching and non-matching records" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

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

Note that you'll need to expand the 200 byte records to 500 byte records (500:X) in order to SPLICE them.
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