|Date: ||Wed, 20 Oct 1999 00:02:11 GMT|
|Reply-To: ||Louis S Pogoda Jr <lpogoda@HOME.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Louis S Pogoda Jr <lpogoda@HOME.COM>|
|Organization: ||@Home Network|
|Subject: ||Re: (MVS) Re:Index Damaged|
Have you tried to delete the index using PROC SQL?
>Steve James posted the following:
>>I have a SAS V7 data set on a Unix machine and I get a message that says
>>index is damaged. I've tried to delete the index with the following
>>proc datasets ddname=s9 ;
>>modify mort1997 ;
>>ERROR: File S9.MORT1997.INDEX is damaged.
>>45 index delete _all_ ;
>>46 run ;
>>Any reference to the data set in another procedure (e.g. PROC PRINT, etc)
>>gets me the same message and no results. What can I do to get rid of the
>>damaged index and save the data set?