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veena05

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 4:11 pm    Post subject: how to compare two files in cobol
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how will you compare two files in cobol .
we should not read the entire second file for the key of the first file
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 4:23 pm    Post subject: Re: how to compare two files in cobol
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Hi Veena,

Both file should be sorted on a perticular Key. And then a Binary Search can do exactly what you are referring to.

For more info'n check out the code given in the link ....

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?p=14407

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Priyesh.
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