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Postby Nisha » Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:03 pm

while using the SORT utility can i use the same file for input and the output?

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Postby Frank Yaeger » Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:20 pm

If you are using DFSORT to do a sort, you can use the same file for input and output, although it's not recommended unless you have a backup of the input file. If you are using DFSORT to do a copy or a merge, you cannot use the same file for input and output.
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