Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:32:49 -0500
Reply-To: Tom Abernathy <tom.abernathy@GMAIL.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Tom Abernathy <tom.abernathy@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: SIGNON statement with SASCMD
SAS technical support has told that there is no equivalent to the
sascmd="!sascmd" for SAS 8.2.
As to why people are still using 8.2 it is for the normal reasons. The
programs run, nobody understands them, nobody wants to convert them, nobody
wants to verify that they have been converted properly, ......
On Sun, 22 Jan 2012 15:15:08 -0500, Nat Wooding <nathani@VERIZON.NET> wrote:
>I have no idea about the answer to your question but I do have to wonder
>the applications need 8.2.
>From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Tom
>Sent: Sunday, January 22, 2012 3:04 PM
>Subject: SIGNON statement with SASCMD
>In SAS 9.2 you can initiate a SAS/Connect session without having to
>signon to a remote machine using the SASCMD option. And if you code
>sascmd="!sascmd" it will use the same command to start the new session as
>used for the original session.
> signon xx sascmd="!sascmd";
> rsubmit xx;
>I still have a number of applications running that require using SAS 8.2.
>SAS 8.2 the sascmd="!sascmd" syntax does not work. Does anyone know if
>is some similar syntax that would allow me to create a new session and have
>inherit all of the command line switches used to start the original SAS