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muthukumar

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2004 10:40 am    Post subject: two record formats in one sort step
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Hi,

Is it possible to create 2 different format of files for one input file in a single sort step

say if we have two OUTFIL statement for one input file with different include conditions. I want first 50 characters to be in the first file but i want the complete record in the second file. is it achievable


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2004 3:57 pm    Post subject:
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muthukumar,

    //STEP1 EXEC PGM=ICETOOL
    //INDD DSN = INPUT FILE
    //OUTDD1 DSN =OUTPUT FILE CONTAINING WHOLE RECORD
    //OUTDD2 DSN= OUTPUT FILE CONTAINING FIRST 50 BYTES

    //TOOLIN DD *
    COPY FROM(INDD) TO(OUTDD1)
    COPY FROM(INDD) USING F50
    /*
    F50CNTL DD *
    OUTFIL FNAMES=OUTDD2,OUTREC=(1,50)
    /*
    //
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 29, 2004 4:46 pm    Post subject:
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thanks a lot
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue May 03, 2005 1:53 am    Post subject:
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You don't need two passes to do this. You can do it in one pass with DFSORT as follows:

Code:

//STEP1 EXEC PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file
//OUTDD1 DSN=... output file containing entire record
//OUTDD2 DSN=...  output file containing first 50 bytes
//SYSIN DD *
  OPTION COPY
  OUTFIL FNAMES=OUTDD1
  OUTFIL FNAMES=OUTDD2,OUTREC=(1,50)
/*
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