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SAS Release 8.1 (TS1M0) Hot Fixes

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LATEST HOT FIX RELEASES
Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: November 11, 2002

81BA55 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004078 FILENAME statement requests three tape mounts for a single tape 81BA33
SN-003457 SYSTEM ABEND 0C4 using QSAM or ISAM access methods 81BA33
SN-004439 BY variable position may cause errors 81BA33
SN-004435 Abend S0C1 received in PROC SORT step 81BA33
SN-003821 S0C4 abend using DFSORT Performance Booster interface 81BA33
SN-004465 LIBNAME statement WAIT= option may cause incorrect engine assignment 81BA40
SN-004629 RC=0 incorrectly issued when running out of directory space writing to PDS 81BA40
SN-003502 PGM= option on FILENAME statement gives error in Version 8 81BA40
SN-005642 SAS Notes referring to Version 8 multivolume SASIO problems 81BA50
SN-006609 PROC SOURCE abends when processing many members 81BA52
SN-005121 U315, U317, U319, S0C4 and Page Validation Errors when creating or deleting catalog entries 81BA52
SN-006754 Performance degradation due to support for long character string variables 81BA52
SN-007220 S400 abend, S0C9 abend, or Insufficient Space messages 81BA55
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: July 8, 2002

81D205 for SAS/ACCESS INTERFACE TO DB2
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-006505 ALERT - PROC DB2UTIL passes incorrect datetime to DB2 when updating a DB2 timestamp column 81D204
SN-007854 Running PROC DB2UTIL may cause a S0C4 abend 81D205
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: June 10, 2002

81BA53 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-006684 TSO timeouts not honored with SAS/CONNECT sessions 81BA53
SN-007404 SAS Ignores TCPIP_DATA SAS/C environment variable when using Connect Spawner CLIST 81BA53
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: February 11, 2002

81DD01 for SAS/ACCESS INTERFACE TO CA-DATACOM/DB
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-005983 'Unsupported DATADICTIONARY Version' message issued for Release 10 of CA-DATACOM/DB 81DD01
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
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81S201 for SAS/ACCESS INTERFACE TO SYSTEM 2000
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-005981 Cannot create valid SAS/ACCESS descriptors for Release 11.6 of System 2000 81S201
SN-005982 System 0C4 abends can occur in applications that apply WHERE clause criteria to System 2000 view descriptor references 81S201
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
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81BA51 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004241 ALERT - PROC SQL may return incorrect number of observations when using unique index 81BA30
SN-006274 Error: sqlplan internal error: cannot find symbol RIFNOTE, var=1 tag=3 occurs using SQL view 81BA51
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MAINFRAME: OS/390,   CMS
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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81ST04 for SAS/STAT
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-005120 ALERT - Incorrect standard errors and parameter tests possible with NOPRINT and LACKFIT options 81ST04
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MAINFRAME: OS/390,   CMS
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: November 12, 2001

81DT06 for SAS ENTERPRISE MINER
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003568 ALERT - Specifying transaction window length may prevent some sequences from being detected 81DT06
Select an Available Operating System:
UNIX: Solaris_32bit_SAS
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: August 13, 2001

81BA31 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003691 SMTP email method ignores the -EMAILID option 81BA31
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows
Released August 14, 2001 on OS/390
Released February 20, 2001 on Windows
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: June 25, 2001

81BA47 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003613 Performance enhancements made to the EIS Data model class 81BA07
SN-003612 Performance enhancements made to the MDDB Report Viewer 81BA07
SN-003810 Libref assigned to a Repository Manager may be ignored 81BA13
SN-003974 Memory not deallocated appropriately for Open Olap Server applications 81BA18
SN-003899 ERROR: Cannot Open SASHELP.EIS.UNIQUE.SCL 81BA24
SN-003072 Values for a class variable that have been restricted in Access Control may display in Subset by Dimension window. 81BA24
SN-004375 Filters may not work when you specify a label for the class variable 81BA32
SN-004378 Detail data not subsetted correctly when class variable value has an "=" character 81BA32
SN-004379 Detail data may not be subsetted correctly after changing filter by values 81BA32
SN-004377 All variables may not be displayed when reaching through to the detail data 81BA32
SN-004376 Download to spreadsheet may not work when class variable value contains an "&" character 81BA32
SN-004436 Assert Data error message after hiding statistic labels and expanding a webEIS report 81BA32
SN-004437 Reach Through to detail data in MDDB Report Viewer returns ERROR: Calling function DELLIST 81BA32
SN-004934 Holap data sources may not always be correctly joined 81BA45
SN-005196 Cannot register an MDDB if SAS/MDDB Server common products not licensed 81BA47
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI
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81BA48 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-002680* Existing permissions ignored when overwriting SAS data sets on UNIX 81BA02
SN-003397* Owner and group information not preserved when re-writing a SAS data set on UNIX 81BA02
SN-003426* Unix printing (Universalprint) does not respect page boundaries in Release 8.1 81BA02
SN-003597 ALERT - Incorrect number of variables in output data set when audited files used 81BA10
SN-003430 Formatting a numeric variable with a length of less than 8 can produce incorrect results 81BA17
SN-001011 Macro invocations containing concatenated macro variables do not resolve properly 81BA17
SN-004095* SAS may freeze after issuing a Unix system command or when starting ITSV 81BA21
SN-004077* Running SAS in batch or with the -nodms option causes a secure shell server to close client 81BA21
SN-004264* -LOG, -ALTLOG, -PRINT, and -ALTPRINT system options require a file (not a directory) in V8 81BA26
SN-003632* When reading a binary file as text, the SAS System stops reading the input file after encountering Ctrl+Z character 81BA09
SN-005204* Nesting the %QLEFT function inside the %QTRIM function causes unexpected errors 81BA48
SN-004509* ALERT - SAS/SHARE secured server fails to honor host security file access 81BA48
* Indicates that the fix for the issue described in this SAS Note does not apply to all Operating Systems.
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PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: June 11, 2001

81BA19 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003809 Totals may not be correct for all NUNIQUE column values 81BA14
SN-003971 Problem with incremental update using PROC MDDB when specifying VMEMSIZE 81BA19
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64
Released June 15, 2001 on OpenVMS Alpha
Released January 2, 2001 on HPUX 32bit SAS, Solaris 32bit SAS, AIX 32bit SAS, Tru 64, Windows, OS/390
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81DT05 for SAS ENTERPRISE MINER
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004662 RESTORE command available to recover damaged diagrams in Enterprise Miner 81DT05
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: June 4, 2001

81D203 for SAS/ACCESS INTERFACE TO DB2
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004122 An invalid IN clause will be generated for DB2 when the system option DB2DECPT is set to a comma 81D201
SN-003050 Problems running DB2 Version 6 81D202
SN-004982 CPU time significantly higher with SQL pass-through to DB2 81D203
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: May 14, 2001

81BA44 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004820 Alpha VMS incorrectly produces negative zero result 81BA44
Select an Available Operating System:
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: May 7, 2001

81BA42 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004069 SYSRC macro variable not set properly when non-SAS PROC is called 81BA42
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: April 30, 2001

81BA34 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003805 ALERT - PROC MEANS/SUMMARY/TABULATE improperly groups and changes class values with MLF option specified 81BA12
SN-003815 ALERT - PROC MEANS/SUMMARY may generate incorrect weighted statistics with multiple VAR statements 81BA12
SN-004359 ALERT - PROC MEANS/SUMMARY/TABULATE/REPORT may produce additional classification groups and not apply format to printed output 81BA34
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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81BA37 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004501 PROC TABULATE repeats statistics in all ODS destinations except listing and output data sets 81BA37
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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81BA41 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004555 Subsequent records not read after invalid VBS segment detected 81BA41
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: April 23, 2001

81BA39 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004576 ALERT - IN operator in PROC SQL sometimes gives incorrect results 81BA39
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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81BA43 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004466 ALERT - PROC SQL query with SELECT DISTINCT may return incorrect results on VMS 81BA36
SN-004737 Sorting problems using the VMS host sort in Release 8.1/8.2 and numeric variables of length < 8 81BA43
Select an Available Operating System:
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: March 26, 2001

81BA38 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003976 Inconsistent results returned from the PROC SQL pass-through facility versus the LIBNAME Access engine 81BA38
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: March 19, 2001

81BA35 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004478 ALERT - SQL query may return incorrect number of rows when accessing table via SAS/SHARE server 81BA35
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: February 19, 2001

81BA23 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003246 ALERT - Using the FLOW option on GROUP variables in conjunction with an ACROSS variable produces undesirable results 81BA01
SN-003261 GROUP variable with FLOW option and DISPLAY variable under ACROSS variable causes error 81BA01
SN-003472 ALERT - DISPLAY values under an ACROSS variable may incorrectly give missing values when GROUP and BREAK or COMPUTE are specified 81BA05
SN-003587 PROC REPORT abnormally terminates with GROUP and ACROSS variables which have both a BREAK BEFORE and a BREAK AFTER 81BA05
SN-003605 BREAK statement and an ACROSS variable with a DISPLAY and ANALYSIS variables underneath may cause error 81BA05
SN-003798 DISPLAY variable under an ACROSS variable and an ANALYSIS variable under an ACROSS variable may cause error 81BA05
SN-003599 COMPUTED variable under multiple ACROSS variables may cause an error 81BA05
SN-004170 ALERT - GROUP variables can now be specified under ACROSS variables 81BA23
SN-004119 PROC REPORT with ACROSS may result in error regarding PAGESIZE 81BA23
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: February 12, 2001

81BA25 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004167 MDMDDB interface enhanced for defining racking metadata 81BA25
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64
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81BA29 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004155 ALERT - Value in combo box may display incorrectly when using Pageup/Pagedown keys 81BA29
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: February 5, 2001

81BA27 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004147 EUROx format may cause abnormal termination of PROC TABULATE 81BA27
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: January 29, 2001

81BA28 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004201 Potential security exposure for sites that have installed the spawner programs (objspawn or sastcpd) 81BA28
SN-004201 Potential security exposure for sites that have installed the spawner programs (objspawn or sastcpd) 81BA28
Select an Available Operating System:
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: January 22, 2001

81ST03 for SAS/STAT
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004080 ALERT - Incorrect intercept values or names in OUTEST= with VALIDVARNAME=V6 option 81ST03
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: January 8, 2001

81RI02 for RISK DIMENSIONS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-004012 ALERT - Distributions of risk factors following Monte Carlo simulation may not match the distributions of these factors in the input data set 81RI02
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: January 1, 2001

81MX01 for SAS/MDDB SERVER
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003983 "Failed to Execute MDX Query" error when attempting to open a cube using Enterprise Guide 81MX01
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: December 4, 2000

81DT04 for SAS ENTERPRISE MINER
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003836 Syntax error, expecting one of the following: a name, -, :, ;, _ALL_, _CHARACTER_, _CHAR_, _NUMERIC_. The symbol is not recognized and will be ignored. 81DT04
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
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81WH02 for SAS WAREHOUSE ADMINISTRATOR
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003666 Non-Windows NT operating system detected message from SAS/WA scheduler 81WH01
SN-002941 Analysis columns incorrectly exported to EIS from WA with character VARTYPE 81WH02
SN-003885 Host and Server information registered incorrectly by HOLAP group export from Warehouse Administrator to EIS 81WH02
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: November 13, 2000

81DT03 for SAS ENTERPRISE MINER
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003224 IDS node not working with DBMS tables defined via the SAS/ACCESS libname statement 81DT01
SN-003703 ALERT - Confusion matrices and all assessment charts may be incorrect when the combination of target variable name and value exceed 14 characters in length 81DT03
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: October 30, 2000

81MS01 for SAS/ACCESS INTERFACE TO IMS-DL/I
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003449 IMS Data step and engine executions may experience a SA03 or S43E abend during task termination 81MS01
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
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81BA11 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003748 SAS for OS/2 uses codepage 437 when it's set to codepage 850 81BA11
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: OS/2
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81RI01 for RISK DIMENSIONS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003699 Risk Factor Curve Editor not working properly 81RI01
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
UNIX: Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64
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81ST02 for SAS/STAT
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003702 ALERT - Incorrect survival estimates possible in the BASELINE and OUTPUT data sets with METHOD=PL 81ST02
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: October 23, 2000

81BA06 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003510 ROUND function problems in Release 8.1 TSLEVEL 1M0 81BA06
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64
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81ST01 for SAS/STAT
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003202 ALERT - PROC TTEST incorrectly computes many weighted statistics 81ST01
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MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: October 2, 2000

81BA04 for BASE SAS
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003461 ALERT - Possible data set corruption using Release 8.1 REMOTE engine with SAS/SHARE or SAS/CONNECT Remote Library Services (RLS) 81BA04
SN-003537 ALERT - New observation in FSVIEW may be duplicated with SAS/SHARE and a WHERE clause 81BA04
Select an Available Operating System:
MAINFRAME: OS/390
PC: Windows,   OS/2
VMS: OpenVMS_Alpha,   OpenVMS_VAX
UNIX: HPUX_32bit_SAS,   Solaris_32bit_SAS,   AIX_32bit_SAS,   Tru_64,   Intel_ABI,   IRIX
ATTENTION: ALL SHARE AND CONNECT CUSTOMERS: SAS Technical Support strongly suggests that hot fix 81BA04 be downloaded and installed on all systems where SAS/SHARE or SAS/CONNECT is in use.
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Hot Fix Releases for the Week of: September 25, 2000

81DT02 for SAS ENTERPRISE MINER
Issue(s) Addressed:Introduced:
SN-003391 ALERT - Assessment charts may be incorrect if the flow involves partitioning, priors, and the Ensemble node 81DT02
Select an Available Operating System:
PC: Windows
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