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neelima.sinha

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:34 pm    Post subject: conditional copy of records from file A to file B
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Hi,

i need to compare header record of file A and FILE B.

if header A > HEADER B

copy file A to file B

else

sent an email.

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how can i do this via ICETOOL

REGARDS
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:27 pm    Post subject: Re: conditional copy of records from file A to file B
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neelima.sinha wrote:
if header A > HEADER B
You need to do a better job in explaining when this condition stands true?

1. "Header" is general term; there might be other fileds which constitute it - how do you want to compare them and when do you say A is greater than B?
2. What is the LRECL & RECFM of input and output?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply to: conditional copy of records from file A to file B
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hi,

the record looks like this

GRXL06 2009042719:39:52

both file has same format and need to compare the date in both file

if file a date > file b date

copy file a to file b

else

empty file b

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