|Date: ||Mon, 28 Jan 2008 13:30:44 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||"Michael L. Davis" <michael@BASSETTCONSULTING.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||"Michael L. Davis" <michael@BASSETTCONSULTING.COM>|
|Subject: ||pipe for GZ archives|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed|
The following note from the SAS Support Knowledge base documents how to
extract a file from a Zip archive using a Filename pipe:
It works as advertised when the archive is a Zip file. However, I have
discovered that while the GUI version of WinZip 11.1 will extract files
from a GZ archive, the command-line add-in that the SAS Filename pipe
relies upon apparently is not as capable.
I have opened up a track with our friends at Cary. However, I am posting
our favorite distribution list in the event that someone has come up with a
By way of background, I only have access to SAS on my Windows desktop and
laptop at my benevolent employer. However, I do have access to Linux and
Unix servers via Putty.
Thanks in advance.
Michael "Mad Doggy" Davis
Michael L. Davis