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Date:         Fri, 18 Dec 2009 12:49:59 -0500
Reply-To:     Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Array use?
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I thought RECFM=N eliminated the construct of LRECL? If the file is rendered recordless, why would there be a maximum LRECL? I'll look a little deeper into this.

> Recfm=n does read a fle, but I believe it cannot read a 1gig file as > a string, the maximum lrecl=1 megabyte. > > In PERL you can seemlessly run a regular expression against a file > and match a string 1 gigabye into the file. >

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