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shri_shant

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:37 am    Post subject: Sort of variable length
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Hello friends I need your help in solving following question?

How to sort following records ?

I have flat seq. file in which Names & phone nos. are written continuously without space. In which names having diff. length. record format of file is FB .


Thanks in advance...
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pushpagiri

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:59 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

I assume your LRECL = 80.Try this code.

Code:
//STEP1    EXEC PGM=SORT                                   
//SYSOUT   DD SYSOUT=H                                     
//SORTIN   DD DSN=U123194.PUSH.F1,DISP=SHR                 
//SORTOUT  DD DSN=U123194.PUSH.F93,DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),
//           DCB=(RECFM=FB,BLKSIZE=0,LRECL=80),UNIT=SYSDA, 
//           SPACE=(CYL,(10,5),RLSE)                       
//SYSIN DD *                                               
    SORT FIELDS=(1,80,CH,A)                                 
/*                                                         
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:14 pm    Post subject:
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If that doesn't help, you need to explain in more detail what you're trying to do, and show an example of your input records and what you want the output records to look like. Also, what is the RECFM and LRECL of the input file?
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