Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 23:03:42 -0200
Reply-To: Paulo Rodrigo <rodrigo.paulo.sp@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Paulo Rodrigo <rodrigo.paulo.sp@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Failure while merging sorted runs
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Did you try to use tagsort option ?
Att: Paulo R. Herculano
On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 6:32 PM, FPAStatman <email@example.com> wrote:
> While doing a proc sort, I get the following error
> NOTE: There were 1500722 observations read form the data set
> ERROR: Failure while merging sorted runs from utility file 1 to final
> ERROR: Failure encountered during external sort.
> ERROR: Write to user.table7.data failed. File is full and may be
> NOTE: The SAS System stopped processing this step because of errors.
> I know that there is 5 gigs of unused memory allocated to user
> Does anyone know why this failed, and how I can fix it?
> Thank you.
> (command that failed: PROC SORT data=table7; by x; RUN;)
> (on windows XP, SAS version 9.2)