sas >> No output destinations active

by sophe88 » Thu, 01 Dec 2005 10:58:58 GMT

Several days ago I started to have this message in log after running
batching job with v9 on Solaris Unix

No output destinations active

I don't have list file any more. Log files look OK. To get list file, I
have to run interactive mode.

Any clue what is going? How to easily fix it? By easily, I mean not to
both with cfg file. Adding an option at option statement to bring it
back on session basis should be fine.

THX

PD



sas >> No output destinations active

by Sierra Information Services » Thu, 01 Dec 2005 12:13:12 GMT


Most likely, you submitted "ODS LISTING CLOSE" at the outset of your
job and did not open another destination for your ODS output.

Andrew Karp
Sierra Information Services
www.SierraInformation.com




sas >> No output destinations active

by sophe88 » Sat, 03 Dec 2005 05:32:26 GMT

Actually, there is no ods list close in the code anywhere; the same
piece of code runs perfectly fine generating list output.

Well, after adding "ods list" at the top of the code does indeed solve
the problem. The ? then is

1. why batch mode can trigger it, not interactive mode?
2. I did run other programs that use a lot "ods html close". how that
could have spilled over,under batch, to turn off the listing?

Thank you for your response.


PD




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