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How SORT works for the option NOEQUALS

 
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PallaviDeshmukh

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:50 am    Post subject: How SORT works for the option NOEQUALS
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Hi,
When I run the DFSORT step to sort an input file, I get differnent results.
I know this is because of I have not specified OPTION EQUALS and the system defined would be NOEQUALS.

However, I want to know how SORT works for the option NOEQUALS to give different placement of records for each run.
Please help me with it.

Thanks in anticipation,
Pallavi
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:05 pm    Post subject:
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NOEQUALS tells DFSORT that "equal" records can be in any order. How DFSORT does it's processing internally with EQUALS or NOEQUALS in effect is proprietary information.
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