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Invalid Logical Name


Hi All,

Am executing the below program in UNIX SAS and am while executing this program in UNIX, am encountering error like "Invalid Logical Name". I think this is related to file name statement. Please correct me what exactly am missing here ? Appreciate for help.

options obs=max compress=yes;

libname a "/project1/one/d071212";

filename a.cust1  pipe "gunzip -c /root/share/file1..GZ";

data a.comp1;
infile a.cust1  missover lrecl=4000 recfm=f;
input

@1 CUSTOMER_NAME             $EBCDIC22.          
@23 CUSTOMER_ID                $ebcdic10.

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S Ravuri.

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Re: Invalid Logical Name

a.cust1 is not valid for a filename. letters, numbers and underscores only.

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Re: Invalid Logical Name

Thanks for quick response.


Please suggest me the valid file name , how can I use it ?

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S Ravuri.

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Re: Invalid Logical Name

changing a.cust1 to a_cust1

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Re: Invalid Logical Name

The fileref follows the sas naming conventions.  See the documentation for validvarname

http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/lrdict/64316/HTML/default/viewer.htm#a000279245.htm

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