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Old 08-13-2013
Comparing two files

Hi

I have two files -- abc and xyz
contents of abc:
Code:
K","lr1207i04","1207","B  ","MTP2",60,60,0,0,960,960,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"","ls1101i00","1301","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"","","1301","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1303","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1304","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1304","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1305","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1305","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","ls1101i00","1306","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","ls1101n04","1306","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

contents of xyz
Code:
K","lr1207i04","1207","B  ","MTP2",60,60,0,0,960,960,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"","ls1101i00","1301","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"","","1301","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1303","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1304","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1304","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1305","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","","1305","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","ls1101i00","1306","A  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0
"K","ls1101n04","1306","B  ","",0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1800,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0


Last edited by Franklin52; 08-13-2013 at 07:22 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
# 2  
Old 08-13-2013
Hello,

Please use code tags for commands and code. Also let us know your desired Output please.


Thanks,
R. Singh
# 3  
Old 08-13-2013
is there any "easy" way I can see if these two files are the same ??
If different, i need to print the difference
I have a perl script for that purpose. It seems to output erractically.
I want to do the same in shell script now.
Not sure where to begin
any help is welcome


~Thanks
# 4  
Old 08-13-2013
Have you tried 'diff' command ? How do you like to print if they differ ?
# 5  
Old 08-13-2013
these files are .csv format
I need to create shell script only

seeing the diff is secondary.
I wish to see if the two files are the same first up

~thanks
# 6  
Old 08-13-2013
diff is what you should start with. Do a diff and check the exit status.

--ahamed
# 7  
Old 08-13-2013
man cmp:
Quote:
NAME
cmp - compare two files byte by byte

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