Date: Wed, 15 Jan 1997 12:57:20 -0500
Reply-To: Philip Rack <prack@FREENET.COLUMBUS.OH.US>
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From: Philip Rack <prack@FREENET.COLUMBUS.OH.US>
Subject: Re: SAS dataset not recognized by SAS?
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Check to see that the recfm, lrecl, and blksize match the other datasets.
I've run into this problem when I tried to restore a dataset from either a
tape backup or one that was downloaded to a PC and then returned to the
mainframe (can't remember which one was the problem).
On Wed, 15 Jan 1997, Todd Pukanecz wrote:
> User running SAS6.07 on CMS. She has two libraries with several SAS
> datasets in each.
> SAS now refuses to recognize some of these datasets. The dataset
> files are dated from a year or two ago.
> I've tried XEDITing the problem datasets, but the header information
> appears to match those of working datasets.
> I've tried using the REPAIR facility of PROC DATASETS, but since SAS
> won't recognize the datasets, PROC DATASETS won't touch them.
> I've used SAS for over a decade on a variety of platforms and this is
> the first time I've ever seen anything like this. Has anyone ever
> experienced this problem? Any suggestions of how to fix the datasets
> other than to re-run the SAS programs that created them? TIA
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