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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 3:14 pm    Post subject: Sorting a file with multiple headers and trailers
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Hi,

I have a input file of 3 million records.This file has multiple headers and trailers.I need to sort the detailed records alone keeping headers and trailers in same place.Please suggest me a solution.

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Akash
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 3:17 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Sorting a file with multiple headers and trailers
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Hi,

To add to my previous query,the headers starts with 202203 and trailer starts with 202204 and this file is of variable length 2472 bytes.

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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 10:24 pm    Post subject:
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You can use the DATASORT operator of DFSORT's ICETOOL to do that quite easily. For complete documentation on DATASORT, see:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=114&uid=isg3T7000085

Or search for DATASORT on this board.
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