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Query on File Splitting, without using SORT OUTFIL

 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 11:57 am    Post subject: Query on File Splitting, without using SORT OUTFIL
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Hi All,

My requirement is,
Input: I have ?N? number of records in a file. (N>6)

Desired output:
File1: first N/6 records
File2: next N/6 records
File3: next N/6 records
File4: next N/6 records
File5: next N/6 records
File6: left over records?

Above condition needs to be done using sort,

SORT with OUTFIL option will not serve my purpose, as it wud divide first 6 records into 6 different files.

Please provide me pointers for the above kind of situation.
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Alain Benveniste

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 2:40 pm    Post subject:
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Take a look at the 'Split a file to n output files dynamically' Smart DFSORT Trick at:

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

I think it's what you are looking for

Alain
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