it would probably be more productive for you to just write the bit of code necessary to compare the content in the 2 files and output the diffeences
If you just need other utility name SORT can be your choice but suggesting that would be very vague . . . at this point. If you show us the input and the expected output from that - one might be havng a better suggestion.Naveen@Uppi wrote:So can you suggest any other utilities to compare the fields in an effective way since the field positions differ in the input and the output file.