Date: Wed, 2 Dec 1998 11:35:24 -0500
Reply-To: "Mendicino, Tom" <TMendicino@FLEETCC.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: "Mendicino, Tom" <TMendicino@FLEETCC.COM>
Subject: FW: FW: user (non-SAS) procedures
My sincere apologies. Thank you for the information Michael (and for not
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Hines [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 1998 11:27 AM
> To: Mendicino, Tom
> Subject: Re: FW: user (non-SAS) procedures
> This is not correct... I use IDCAMS to process the MVS catalog (to query
> for substrings of DSN's) and it works just fine. In addition we use PROC
> <MVS program name>; to extract ROSCOE members from the Roscoe on-line
> monitor (a 'skinny' TSO) and then use PROC DOWNLOAD to move the members to
> a PC platform - and it works fine. I don't think you representation to
> SAS-L is accurate, based on our experiences.
> At 11:09 AM 12/2/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >PROC SYNCSORT and PROC IDCAMS are SAS supplied installation utilities for
> >use on the MVS operating system. They affect the way SAS interacts with
> >operating system but can not be used within the data step or a SAS app to
> >"call" the named tools (Syncsort, IDCAMS).
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Peter Crawford [SMTP:Peter@CRAWFORDSOFTWARE.DEMON.CO.UK]
> >> Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 1998 3:55 PM
> >> Subject: user (non-SAS) procedures
> >> Does anyone know much about the system option PROC ?
> >> I think it allows for PROC IDCAMS to run on mvs
> >> I'm sure it allows for PROC SORT (host) on mvs to support SUM
> >> The online help suggests that option NOproc reduces support to only the
> >> SAS-supplied PROCs and those built by SAS/Toolkit.
> >> It would be a convenient "interface" in which to call other programs
> >> (like IDCAMS)
> >> I'd like to do this on unix and WinXX !
> >> Has any-one the explanations of what is needed to make this work ?
> >> --
> >> Peter Crawford
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