Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 08:43:28 -0800
Reply-To: Tom Abernathy <tom.abernathy@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Tom Abernathy <tom.abernathy@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: transport format catalog from sas v6 to v9
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You need to run an older version of SAS to export the catalogs.
SAS 9 cannot read version 6 format catalogs.
On Dec 14, 5:50 am, Eversmann <rifazraz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> hi both,
> many thanks for the replies..
> however, apprently i am not able to read the v6 catalog in the first
> i am getting this error message
> ERROR: OLD.FORMATS.CATALOG cannot be opened because files of type
> CATALOG are not supported in the OLD library.
> so, i can't do proc format/copy/cport or anything afterwards.. it
> always comes up with this error message.. do you think the files are
> corrupt or something (i tried different catalogs though).. or is there
> another engine i can use (after referencing many meterials.. they all
> refer to reading using v6 engine and then doing something.. i.e. proc
> cport / or output to dataset via proc formats)
> many thanks