Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 08:59:47 -0800
Reply-To: shiling zhang <shiling99@YAHOO.COM>
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From: shiling zhang <shiling99@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Re: Creating Unix Environmental Variables
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There always are ways around. You can pipe out all your parameters
into a file in stead of generating a set environment of variables.
Hope it helps.
MDurbin@ERAC.COM (Durbin, Michael) wrote in message news:<75ADFA77F338D411B4D900508BCFE7BE09D77E8D@excorp01.corp.erac.com>...
> I have a situation where I need to write data from SAS to multiple
> worksheets in an EXCEL workbook from Unix. I have a PERL program that can
> write the binary form of the EXCEL workbook with multiple sheets that was
> created from a CSV file that was output from SAS. I now need to automate
> this process, however, I need to pass parameters from SAS to PERL. The only
> way I think I can achieve this is to create UNIX environmental variables
> from SAS. Every time I try this from SAS my variables are always blank on
> Unix? When using the X command does SAS spawn another sessionid? This may
> account for my problem. Does anyone know how to achieve what I'm trying to
> Mike Durbin