Re: [R] Reading SAS data into R

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 15:00:11 +0200

Shubha Vishwanath Karanth wrote:
> Hi R,
>
>
>
> Suppose that SAS dataset 'tsubset1' is stored in the path, "Z:/data".
> Then I give the below read.ssd() command to read SAS dataset,
> 'tsubset1.sas7bat' into R.
>
>
>
>
>> library(foreign)
>>
>
>
>> s=read.ssd("Z:/data","tsubset1",sascmd = "C:/Program Files/SAS/SAS
>>
> 9.1/sas.exe")
>
>
>> s
>>
>
> A B C
>
> 1 3 4 5
>
> 2 6 7 8
>
> 3 3 4 5
>
>
>
> It reads perfect! It reads well for "tsubset1","tsubset2",.....,
> "tsubset9" datasets. But then onwards it gives an error as below:
>
>
>
> * s=read.ssd("Z:/data","tsubset10",sascmd = "C:/Program
> Files/SAS/SAS 9.1/sas.exe")
>
>
>
> SAS failed. SAS program at
> C:\DOCUME~1\SHUBHA~1.AMB\LOCALS~1\Temp\1\RtmpObHuqk\file6df11649.sas
>
> The log file will be file6df11649.log in the current directory
>
> Warning message:
>
> In read.ssd("Z:/data", "tsubset1011", sascmd = "C:/Program Files/SAS/SAS
> 9.1/sas.exe") :
>
> SAS return code was 2
>
>
>
> Why is this? Are two numerical digits in a filename of a SAS dataset
> cannot be read by R? The error prevails for "tsubset201", "tsubset35462"
> etc.... Can somebody point out to me where actually the error is?
>
>
What is in the SAS log file?

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