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HameedAli

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:29 pm    Post subject: Padding one Field to another File
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Hi All,
I have two following Files, trying to produce the output as mentioned below.
File-1 will have n records
Code:
123ABC
124ABD
125ABE
126ABF

File -2 will have only one record
Code:
XYZ


How to get the output like this using DFSORT.
Code:
123ABCXYZ
124ABDXYZ
125ABEXYZ
126ABFXYZ
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Frank Yaeger

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Location: San Jose, CA

PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:44 pm    Post subject:
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You can use a DFSORT job like the following to do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1 EXEC PGM=SORT
//SYSOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD *
XYZ
//SORTOUT DD DSN=&&S1,UNIT=SYSDA,SPACE=(TRK,(1,1)),DISP=(,PASS)
//SYSIN DD *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC BUILD=(C'CON,''',1,3,C'''',80:X)
//S2 EXEC PGM=SORT
//SYSOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYMNAMES DD DSN=&&S1,DISP=(OLD,PASS)
//SYMNOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD *
123ABC
124ABD
125ABE
126ABF
//SORTOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSIN DD *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC OVERLAY=(7:CON)
/*
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HameedAli

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:45 am    Post subject:
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Thanks a lot, Frank Yaeger.
It was too cool.

Came to know abt SYMNAMES.
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