Title: RE: Compare Files/Records

John:

MKS's product FileCompare does exactly that.

Check out http://www.mks.com/solution/sdm/sdm_products/filecmp.htm

Contact me privately if you would like some information sent to you.

david

p.s. I do work for MKS ... but I'm a gearhead :)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Hall [mailto:jhall@hillmgt.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 09, 1999 12:18 PM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Compare Files/Records
>
>
>
> I need to compare about 500 files with 500 other files to see if any
> records in the files are different and which fields have changed.  All
> the files are externally described.  This is going to be used
> as part of
> a software validation test for some conversions we are doing.  i.e.
> convert the data-run the new software in parallel with the old
> software.  Then convert the data to another library and the
> files should
> be identical.  Something like CMPREC OLDFILE(TESTLIB1/FILE1)  
> NEWFILE(TESTLIB2/FILE1)
>
>
> Obviously I would prefer to have the computer do all the work :)


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