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Reformat EBCDIC file

Reformat EBCDIC file

(OP)
I have a short EBCDIC file. Just think of it as a string of bytes of length 68250. I need to change the header record on that EBCDIC file, which is in the beginning of that string of bytes. I need to swap the position of two 8 byte fields. What am I doing wrong? Linux GNU Awk 3.1.7

awk `substr ($0,1,5) substr ($0,14,8) substr($0,6,8) substr($0,22,68250)` csus.tsys.stmtaddr.00.dy.sa.20140204.dat > csus.tsys.stmtaddr.00.dy.sa.20140204.new

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was - Steven Wright


RE: Reformat EBCDIC file

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Ah, what was deeply muddy on Friday afternoon is abundantly clear when one needs to work overtime on a Saturday - thanks PHV.

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was - Steven Wright


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