A few years ago, I used to look after a collection of UNIX boxes that had PICK running on top. Most of the time that I spent in the actual PICK applications was for carrying out sort and join routines – sort this, join that. I was glad I wasn’t a full-time PICK operator.
Quite a few tools deal mainly with text file sorting, merging and dividing. We will look at some of these tools in this chapter.
In this chapter we will cover: