Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 14:53:33 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: ZipMagic: I/O errors reading SAS dataset
> From: Tom Frenkel [mailto:taf2@NYU.EDU]
> I just installed the trial version of ZipMagic (4.0) on my
> Win2K PC ... but SAS v8 cannot read the zipped SAS files
> properly. (With ZipMagic, the zipping is supposed to be
> "transparent" to SAS or any other program.) I used WinZip to
> compress a SAS v8 dataset (just over 2 gigs in size) down to
> 176 megabytes, and then used ZipMagic to create a zip folder
> for it. Now, when I try to run a SAS program that reads in
> the SAS dataset, the SAS log says:
> ERROR: An I/O error has occurred on file IN.SPARCS97.DATA.
> Also, if I go into interactive SAS and try to look at the
> dataset in VIEWTABLE, it says:
> ERROR: Expecting page 2, got page 3 instead.
> ERROR: Page validation error while reading TMP1.SPARCS97.DATA.
> Any idea why this stuff might be happening? My understanding
> is that the ZIPPED file cannot be over 2 gigabytes, but it's
> fine if the uncompressed file is that large ... am I correct? Thanks!
read the .sig
and check your assumptions:
which would include that the libname engine of zipper and zippee are the
and perhaps OpSys version might have something to do w/your problem, too.
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
remember perspective: the error is not always where it seems to occur! --