Sas Error A Lock Is Not Available For .data
Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page « Message Listing « Previous Instead I do a set with multiple datasets in a work location, then delete the file with rm -f, and then copy the dataset from the work location to the target Please try the request again. sas share|improve this question asked Jul 25 '13 at 15:30 leadr 11112 Other observation: I usually run through Enterprise Guide programs because I like the UI better even though check over here
I'm sure there could be some enhancement that could be made. Also, if any other esteemed SAS-L-er has had experience with this issue and has \ insights on how to overcome it, I would appreciate his/her input. How come Ferengi starships work? I suggest you search through the user forum using FILE LOCK as your key and you will soon get an idea whats what.I suggest you try Tom's or my approach for
If you're running SAS on UNIX you can simply rm the file before writing it.rm does not affect the process that has the file open, it just removes the directory entry All SAS code and/or methodologies specified in this \ posting are for illustrative purposes only and no warranty is stated or implied as to \ their accuracy or applicability. obs = &_Counter.); format x $200.; x = "lock " || trim(libname) || "." || trim(memname) || ";"; put x; output _xx; x = "lock " || trim(libname) || "." || I have about 18,000 pairs of raw texts > files to add to my SAS database. > > I am surprised by this.
CHANGE THIS TO ACCEPT 1 WORD DATA SET REFERENCES */ %let lib = %sysfunc(pathname(%sysfunc(scan(&iDs,1)))); %let mbr = %sysfunc(scan(&iDs,2)); %let physical_filename = &lib\&mbr..sas7bdat; %if not %sysfunc(fileexist(&physical_filename)) %then %do; %if not &iIgnoreError %then Message 1 of 8 (2,120 Views) Reply 0 Likes Accepted Solutions Solution 09-29-2014 02:10 PM jakarman Valued Guide Posts: 3,202 Re: Error: A lock is not available for a table. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 03-25-2014 10:12 AM hi,rm -f will surely delete your data set.if you You re not running one process when possible it will start several threads for you.Updating the same table that is also being retrieved was once possible (8.2) after that it got
That can be SAS internal or on the OS system whoever verifies the lock is still there.The syntax is correct an I am convinced it should be handled correctly the timing Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 09-29-2014 02:10 PM You are using- SQL, The language is designed for Would it be ok to eat rice using a spoon in front of Westerners? Data never sleeps Message 9 of 10 (3,327 Views) Reply 0 Likes SASKiwi Super User Posts: 2,396 Re: "lock is not available" error when using PROC APPEND Options Mark as New
You can/should experiment to see how long you need (i.e., there is nothing sacredabout the 20 value). Message 7 of 9 (20,352 Views) Reply 0 Likes chverma Learner Posts: 1 Re: Ways to overcome the ERROR: A lock is not available for dataset Options Mark as New Bookmark I have about 18,000 pairs of raw texts > files to add to my SAS database. > Kevin, this was an interesting thread when you originally posted it and when others However, there are two different types of data I am working with - I want to insert a line of code in the beginning that looks at the first variable of
Answer : We have datasets that are updated every so many minutes, and at the same time we need adhoc and scheduled reports to access those datasets. What game is this? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Raithel "The man who wrote the book on performance" E-mail: [email protected] Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environments, Second Edition
Message 3 of 8 (1,970 Views) Reply 0 Likes LinusH Respected Advisor Posts: 4,546 Re: Error: A lock is not available for a table. check my blog After you restart SAS, you may check that the new values by executing proc options; run; This has solved my problem. You could probably overcome the problem in this example, by rewriting the process to use:proc sort data=my.dataset out=dataset; by id;run;Then the rest of the process would have to use "dataset" instead For example, you could do proc import file=
Solved Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page « Message Listing « Message 2 of 8 (1,970 Views) Reply 0 Likes wutao9999 Contributor Posts: 51 Re: Error: A lock is not available for a table. It usually happens if I perform operations on the same dataset multiple times in one program. this content Generally better debugging info, added options to terminate SAS nicely regardless of whether running in batch or interactive mode.
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I don't understand why the code does not always work. Most ot the times (all the time LOL), it was an end user that left the dataset open in browse mode on it's left open SAS Session.If I recall well, the list of drops...); run; There's no reason to force SAS to reprocess the entire dataset just to drop a few variables. Message 5 of 9 (20,352 Views) Reply 1 Like shephia New Contributor Posts: 2 Re: Ways to overcome the ERROR: A lock is not available for dataset Options Mark as New
Is the ability to finish a wizard early a good idea? So Google Drive was backing up the file when I wanted to use it, Message 9 of 9 (2,240 Views) Reply 0 Likes « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic Ways to overcome the ERROR: A lock is not available for dataset Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to http://onlivetalk.com/sas-error/sas-error-data-set-is-already-open-for-output.php inodes store the actual position of file blocks in the file space and the attributes of the file (owner, access etc)Directories are just files in the file space.Files may have several
Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 09-29-2014 11:44 AM I have a code that sometimes works and sometimes This avoids trying to download/replace locked files so cascade batch failure due to a few locked files.. /****************************************************/ options noxwait noxsync xmin; libname test 'path'; x "erase path\have.sas7bdat"; * %macro* *import*; Then, run another time, it doesn't work, then run another time, it works again. Data never sleeps Message 4 of 8 (1,970 Views) Reply 3 Likes wutao9999 Contributor Posts: 51 Re: Error: A lock is not available for a table.
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Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 09-29-2014 02:42 PM I think you are right. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 03-25-2014 09:46 AM Depends on your platform. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 03-25-2014 09:57 AM Thanks for your reply KurtBremser,Yes, I am running on share|improve this answer answered Aug 27 '15 at 16:43 RacingRam 212 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign
Generated Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:27:05 GMT by s_wx1157 (squid/3.5.20) I hope that this suggestion proves helpful now, and in the future! Writing is requiring exclusive access.You could specify a max-waittime SAS(R) 9.4 Companion for UNIX Environments, Fourth Editionremoving a lock is not very sensible when that is caused by updating the data. EXITING SAS.; %stop_sas; %end; %else %do; %put NOTE: (MACRO.LOCK.SAS) THE DATASET YOU TRIED TO LOCK DOES NOT EXIST (OR YOU TRIED TO LOCK A VIEW WHICH IS NOT POSSIBLE). ; %put
DO IT SOMETIME. ** SIMPLY IF STATEMENTS FOR FILTERS. */ %macro file_list(iPath=, iFilter=, iFiles_only=0, iDelimiter=|); %local result did dname cnt num_members filename rc check_dir_exist check_file_assign; %let result=; %let check_dir_exist = %isDir(iPath=&iPath); Stored logs and temporary programs will be deleted after session closing */ %let WorkDir = %sysfunc(getoption(WORK)); /* Determine the ERROR message displayed in the log for later processing */ %let Split the creation and the update to the resulting location. ---->-- ja karman --<----- Message 4 of 9 (20,352 Views) Reply 0 Likes FVR New Contributor Posts: 2 Re: Ways to I would appreciate any > insight or suggestions. > > Thank you, > > Kevin > > > > Kevin Viel, PhD > Senior Research Statistician > Patient Safety & Quality
I was seeing it while trying to > DELETE a file using the DATASETS procedure, which had not been a > "problem". If I run this between data steps: %let slp = %sysfunc(sleep(1)); it works but then it keeps extending the time it takes to run the program making this solution pretty bad. It could be > >>>>> because someone left the SAS dataset open with SASVIEW, but it does > >>>>> not look like that's the only reason. > >>>>> > >>>>> Here