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Need the last record from the duplicate using sort

 
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nazia.lalani
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:09 am    Post subject: Need the last record from the duplicate using sort
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Hi,
My requirement is

I have an input file in which there are duplicates depending on iCN number
i want to remove the duplicate and want the last record of all the duplictes
icn=12 bytes
date=10 bytes


ICN paid_date
000000000001 2008-01-01
000000000001 2009-01-01
000000000001 2008-01-01
000000000001 2002-01-01
000000000001 2006-01-01

I want the last record: 000000000001 2006-01-01
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:50 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

try this

Code:
//STEP0001  EXEC PGM=ICETOOL                     
//TOOLMSG   DD SYSOUT=*                         
//DFSMSG    DD SYSOUT=*                         
//IN        DD *                                 
000000000001 2008-01-01                         
000000000001 2009-01-01                         
000000000001 2008-01-01                         
000000000001 2002-01-01                         
000000000001 2006-01-01                         
//OUT       DD SYSOUT=*                         
//TOOLIN    DD *                                 
SELECT FROM(IN) TO(OUT) ON(1,12,CH) LASTDUP     


Gerry
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:28 am    Post subject:
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THANKS...ITS WORKING FINE
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:50 am    Post subject:
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nazia.lalani,

If you can have unique key records also in your input, you might want to use LAST instead of LASTDUP.
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