Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 07:01:17 -0800
Reply-To: Peter <crawfordsoftware@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Peter <crawfordsoftware@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: How to make repeats in merge-by-group to work?
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in the absence of confidence that the arrays can fit in memory,
would set statement "point= access" provide an alternative
Pseudo code idea:
for each "fruit ID" collect rows with corresponding "color ID"
That would need to point access loop to stop at end of each ID-group.
I don't imagine by-group processing can apply to two set statements
in the same data step. So, equivalent handling might be neccessary
This might be better than multiple passes because multiple ID rows
probably fit within the same sas dataset buffers.