Date: Tue, 29 Apr 1997 11:53:20 +0000
Reply-To: "Keith J. Brown" <kjb@GA.UNC.EDU>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: "Keith J. Brown" <kjb@GA.UNC.EDU>
Organization: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Subject: Re: importing and exporting
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At a guess, I'd say it's a downward compatibility problem.
If the file doesn't contain anything other than SAS datasets
(like catalogs, formats, etc.), try using PROC COPY rather than
PROC CPORT to create the export file, and PROC COPY on the PC end.
That's always worked for me.
Lucy Hanna wrote:
> I have been trying to import a SAS transport file
> that I created with a UNIX-based version of SAS 6.12
> into a PC (Windows 95) version of SAS 6.11. I
> received no errors creating the export file, and
> I sent the export file to the PC using FTP in
> binary mode. I get an error running PROC
> CIMPORT that says "Given transport file is bad."
> Does anyone have any ideas what might be causing
> Lucy Hanna
> Center for Statistical Sciences
> Brown University, Box G-H
> Providence, RI 02912
> (401) 863-9184
> (401) 863-9182 [fax]
> (401) 863-9181 [receptionist]