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Old 08-20-2013
$ cat file1

$ awk -F'|' '{c=++a[$1,$2];if(c>b[$1]){b[$1]=c;d[$1]=$2}}END{for(i in d)print i FS d[i]}' file1 > file2

$ cat file2


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# 9  
Old 08-21-2013
It got syntax error , kindly i need any script to make it within 6 min max as it depends on time for huge files
# 10  
Old 08-21-2013
I was able execute Ygor's solution without any issues. Could you please post the error and mention the flavor of your OS?
# 11  
Old 08-21-2013
im using solaries 10, sorry ive tried /usr/xpg4/bin/awk

at the End thanks all both perl and awk works correctly but perl much faster Smilie

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