Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 12:26:52 -0400
Reply-To: Gerhard Hellriegel <ghellrieg@T-ONLINE.DE>
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From: Gerhard Hellriegel <ghellrieg@T-ONLINE.DE>
Subject: Re: SAS code to read .ixf files
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On Tue, 10 Oct 2000 19:21:33 GMT, Ted Blank <ted@US.IBM.COM> wrote:
>IBM has a product called Data Extract which exports data from a DB2
>table into an "IXF" (Integration Exchange Format) flat file. Quoting
>from the DXT manual,
>"The Integration Exchange Format (IXF) is an output format that lets
>other application programs have access to extracted data. The advantage
>of files in IXF are that they are self-defined. The header information
>completely defines the data that follows and therefore another
>application program can understand data when it is passed in IXF."
>The format of the records in the file is documented in the DXT manual.
>Has anyone written any SAS code to import IXF files into SAS?
I've found the address of Mr. Arp, who got the code from me a few years ago:
Dieter-Henry Arp, Dräger Synematic GmbH, Germany, 23558 Lübeck
It was a few years ago and I'm not sure, that he is still there, but you
can try it. I wrote it for converting IBM/SLR files to SAS and it seemed to