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Linux Need urgent help in comparing two fields in two files

Hi all,

I have two files as below. I need to compare field 2 of file 1 against field 1 of file 2 and field 5 of file 1 against filed 2 of file 2. If both matches , then create a result file 1 with first file data and if not matches , then create file with first fie data. Please help me in achieving this.
Code:
 awk 'NR=FNR{a[$1]=$0;next} { split ( a[$1],x, " ") if ( ( $2 ~ x[1] ) and ( $5 ~ x[2] ) ) { print $0 > "yes.txt"; } else { print $0 > " no.txt" } ; }' file2 file1 2>> log.txt

File1 :
Code:
1234 chennai kovai 1256 ooty
2331 Madras Coimbatore 3234 Bangalore
5467 Chennai city 2456 oo

File 2:
Code:
Madras blr 
Chennai ooty

Result file 1 :- yes.txt
Code:
1234 chennai kovai 1256 ooty

Result file 2:- no.txt
Code:
2331 Madras Coimbatore  3234 Bangalore 
5467 Chennai city 2456 oo

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Mod Comment Please use CODE tags for code, input, and output samples.

Last edited by Don Cragun; 10-23-2014 at 07:32 AM.. Reason: Fix tags.
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