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Replace all the records of fileA to fileB using SORT

 
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srini1528
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:29 pm    Post subject: Replace all the records of fileA to fileB using SORT
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I have two input files with same no of records and record length, eg. File A and file B. I want to replace all the records of fileA to fileB. Can I do it by Syncsort or ICETOOL utility.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:48 pm    Post subject:
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Srinivasan,

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I want to replace all the records of fileA to fileB.

You mean, overwrite FILEB content with FILEA data. If you are looking for this, use DISP=OLD to overwrite the file data.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:54 pm    Post subject:
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replace all the records of fileA to fileB.


Copy filea to fileb
or
Instead of using fileB use fileA then no need to copy
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:09 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

After this process runs, what should be in FileB?
a. only data from FileA
b. data from FileB followed by data from FileA.
c. data from both files in some sequence.
d. something else.

If d. is the answer, please clarify.

Depending ou what you want as output, the way to get there will be different.

Whichever you need, you can probably do it with your sort product. Keep in mind that Syncsort and ICETOOL are separate products.
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