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Krishnadeva Reddy

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 25, 2010 3:09 am    Post subject: Writing unique records into output file
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I have one file with duplicate records and uniques records.
Input file as follows:
A1
A1
A2
A2
A3
A4
A4
A5

I want only the unique records into output file
A3
A5

Please help me any JCL or sort technique to get this output.

Thanks,
Krishna.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 25, 2010 3:17 am    Post subject:
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You can use a DFSORT/ICETOOL job like the following to do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICETOOL                             
//TOOLMSG DD SYSOUT=*                                 
//DFSMSG  DD SYSOUT=*                                 
//IN DD *                                             
A1                                                     
A1                                                     
A2                                                     
A2                                                     
A3                                                     
A4                                                     
A4                                                     
A5                                                     
//OUT DD SYSOUT=*                                     
//TOOLIN DD *                                         
SELECT FROM(IN) TO(OUT) ON(1,2,CH) NODUPS             
/*


If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=114&uid=isg3T7000080
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Krishnadeva Reddy

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 25, 2010 6:22 am    Post subject:
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Thanks.Its working fine.
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