Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 16:53:54 -0500
Reply-To: Doc Muhlbaier <lawrence.muhlbaier@DUKE.EDU>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Doc Muhlbaier <lawrence.muhlbaier@DUKE.EDU>
Organization: Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Subject: Re: 6.12 install problem
The original directions for running both SAS 8 and SAS 6 was to install SAS
6 and THEN SAS 8. The SAS 8 install appars to recognize that SAS 6 is there
and make some adjustments.
Installing SAS 6 AFTER SAS 8 definitely trashes things. Been there, done
"Gerard C Blais" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I've having trouble with a 6.12 install. I have 8.2 installed and
> working. For obscure reasons, I'd also like to have 6.12 available.
> I did a full 6.12 install, whose log gives every sign of having
> succeeded. If I click the 6.12 icon on my desktop, I see the 6,12
> logo which then does the Cheshire cat trick: it disappears and there's
> no sign SAS was ever started.
> typing sas on the command line while in the sas directory has the same
> effect: nothing happens. No error messages or error logs that I can
> In desperation, I found my installation instruction book for 6.12. It
> said I could test my installation by typing from the command line
> sas core/sastest/testbase.sas
> and so I did. The manual said I'd get a testbase.out file, which I
> did. The testbase.out file says everything is just find.
> Any ideas on what to try next? I think I'm really close, but have
> little idea of a next step.
> By the way, the 8.2 still works.
> FWIW, I've had them both installed and working previously on this