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GANAPATH

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 10:34 pm    Post subject: merge multiple lines into single line
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Hi,

I have a sequential file with 8000 rows in it, each row(line) is 8 charecters long, and i would like to merge all the rows into single row and make 1 big line,
how can i do this


Thanks,
Ganapath
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superk

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 12:05 am    Post subject: Re: merge multiple lines into single line
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???

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If I'm calculating everything correctly, 8,000 records of 8 bytes each would be one single record 64,000 bytes long! The longest LRECL that can be allocated for a dataset is 32,760 bytes.

You certainly could create a single 63KB ASCII binary file.
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