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Release 8.2 Hot Fixes

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Hot Fix Bundle 82BX08 for OPENVMS ALPHA
with Asian Language Support

The following fixes are included in the 82BX08 Bundle for OPENVMS ALPHA:Introduced
SN-005868New procedure CV2VIEW is available to assist in converting SAS/Access view descriptors to LIBNAME views 82BX02
SN-006241Memory Leak may be experienced in WebAF when accessing MDDB 82BX02
SN-005030Using the DROP= (or KEEP=) option with NODUPKEY in PROC SORT may require FORCE option 82BX02
SN-005408$ASCIIw. informat may overwrite other variables 82BX02
SN-004969Incorrect results returned when using the LIBNAME statement or ACCESS view to query a DBMS 82BX02
SN-006278ERROR: The maximum number of DBMS opens for this engine has been reached 82BX02
SN-006761The case of DBMS column and table names is not preserved when using the DBCS image 82BX02
SN-006874The option DBGEN_NAME= renames variables incorrectly 82BX02
SN-005276Error joining multiple ACCESS views or DBMS tables from different librefs with CONNECTION=GLOBALSHARED 82BX02
SN-006836$BINARYw. format produces incorrect results under DBCS environment 82BX02
SN-007030TRANWRD performance problems on DBCS systems 82BX02
SN-007057Segmentation Violation may occur with multiple array aliasing in PROC NLIN 82BX02
SN-006100Invalid package files (*.spk) are generated when running with Asian Language Support (DBCS) installed 82BX02
SN-006320PROC PRINT does not honor SPLIT= option (DBCS compliant version only) 82BX02
SN-006321Japanese version of SAS 8.2 cannot read a back slash correctly from a directory server 82BX02
SN-006322Byte order of UCS2 character is wrong with the KCVT function (DBCS compliant version only) 82BX02
SN-009445TOOLKIT engine may not properly handle member names over 8 characters 82BX05
SN-005210LINE statement may display incorrect data with COMPUTE BEFORE and the FLOW option 82BX04
SN-005223BREAK statement and GROUP under an ACROSS may cause an error 82BX04
SN-005211GROUP values under ACROSS may be missing if BREAK/COMPUTE AFTER variable is requested 82BX04
SN-005767Nested ACROSS variables may result in system specific errors 82BX04
SN-005770Row variable values may be printed under wrong variable column 82BX04
SN-005766Rows of data may be missing from output with multiple ACROSS variables in PROC REPORT 82BX04
SN-007784PROC REPORT quantile values may be incorrect 82BX04
SN-007785ACROSS values may be missing in the REPORT WINDOW of PROC REPORT 82BX04
SN-007786BY statement in PROC REPORT may cause memory problems 82BX04
SN-007888All but the first column under an ACROSS variable may contain missing values 82BX04
SN-005776CALL DEFINE specified in COMPUTE block may produce an abend 82BX04
SN-009218Data missing when ANALYSIS variable is requested over multiple ACROSS variables 82BX05
SN-009829PROC REPORT _PAGE_ location LINE statements are missing when only summary rows are printed on a page 82BX07
SN-010063PROC REPORT option NOCOMPLETECOLS may apply only to last variable listed under a nested ACROSS 82BX07
SN-010051Label for OTHER format range may display in RBREAK summary line 82BX07
SN-010386"ERROR: Invalid Argument" or incorrect results when using ZIP code functions 82BX06
SN-004466PROC SQL query with SELECT DISTINCT may return incorrect results on VMS 82BX02
SN-004737Sorting problems using the VMS host sort in Release 8.1/8.2 and numeric variables of length < 8 82BX02
SN-010586SORTSIZE=8M on OpenVMS only allocates 2M 82BX07
SN-004241PROC SQL may return incorrect number of observations when using unique index 82BX02
SN-003976Inconsistent results returned from the PROC SQL pass-through facility versus the LIBNAME Access engine 82BX02
SN-005899PROC SQL set operators UNION and OUTER UNION CORRESPONDING return the wrong number of rows when used with subqueries 82BX02
SN-005712ERROR: where clause processing could not obtain memory 82BX02
SN-006247Reflexive join operations which execute successfully using the SQL procedure in previous releases of SAS fail in Release 8.2 82BX02
SN-006274Error: sqlplan internal error: cannot find symbol RIFNOTE, var=1 tag=3 occurs using SQL view 82BX02
SN-006741PROC SQL syntax errors occur when using SET operators UNION and/or OUTER UNION CORR within subqueries 82BX02
SN-004536PROC SQL UPDATE statement may use excessive CPU time 82BX02
SN-006773Calls to the CONSTANT function can cause READ ACCESS violations in PROC SQL 82BX02
SN-004451Query submitted to DBMS may generate incorrect results 82BX02
SN-006403"ERROR: Invalid position -2147483308 for utility file" may be issued when using PROC SQL against SAS/ACCESS SQL views 82BX02
SN-006582Opening a PROC SQL view twice using %SYSFUNC(OPEN()) causes SAS to terminate and the Display Manager windows to disappear 82BX02
SN-006768Incorrect results from PROC SQL when a query contains the UNION operator and subqueries 82BX02
SN-006624SQLPLAN Internal Error occurs when grouping by variable created by subquery 82BX02
SN-006772Incorrect results from PROC SQL when UNION operator used in a subquery 82BX08 *
SN-005608SQL views cannot be used with procedures that do multipass processing 82BX02
SN-005808PROC SQL ORDER BY uses additional disk space to cache intermediate utility file 82BX02
SN-006829SAS 8.2 PROC SQL appears to loop when using multiple reflexive join references 82BX02
SN-007824Incorrect implicit pass-through SQL can be generated from PROC SQL queries leading to incorrect results 82BX02
SN-007820Dataset options IDXWHERE and IDXNAME available for use with PROC SQL 82BX02
SN-007319Downloading a SAS Version 6 data set using the V6TRANSPORT option may corrupt data 82BX02
SN-007829PROC SQL query containing boolean logic can return incorrect results in specific cases 82BX02
SN-007827Segmentation violation produced from PROC SQL query containing subqueries where both a SAS data set and a DBMS table are referenced 82BX02
SN-007831PROC SQL join of a view and a SAS data set can return different results 82BX02
SN-007822Access violation or system abend when executing a PROC SQL direct join against an Oracle table 82BX02
SN-007636DISTINCT keyword in SQL subquery produces incorrect results or no results in SAS/ACCESS to ODBC or SAS/ACCESS to DB2 82BX02
SN-007826PROC SQL generates incorrect pass through code when there are multiple OR'd expressions in the WHERE clause 82BX02
SN-007871Password value is displayed in SAS log when defining an SQL view with a USING clause which contains a password parameter 82BX02
SN-008356Integer divide by zero error when displaying column with length of 32767 82BX06
SN-008314SASHELP.VTABLE displays data set labels unexpectedly 82BX06
SN-007222Outer join of two (2) DBMS tables via a LIBNAME engine with WHERE clause subsets may generate incorrect results 82BX06
SN-009491Implicit SQL Passthru may drop important parenthesis from WHERE condition 82BX06
SN-009727Aliased columns in SQL views which perform a simple calculation may lose part of the condition 82BX06
SN-009529Performing a COUNT or COUNT DISTINCT on a renamed column that is part of a view may result in performance degradation 82BX06
SN-008877Incorrect results or abends in PROC SQL working with shortened numerics 82BX06
SN-010745Part of join criteria is lost joining DBMS tables via LIBNAME engine 82BX08 *
SN-011220Numeric literals in an ON clause with outer join of some DBMS tables may not return correct results 82BX08 *
SN-011239Final WHERE clause not included in the SQL to be proccessed by the database when using the LIBNAME ACCESS engine 82BX08 *
SN-011210Incorrect results from PROC SQL using WHERE= option with indexed tables 82BX08 *
SN-011802"Error: sqlplan internal error" when joining a table with an inline view 82BX08 *
SN-004359PROC MEANS/SUMMARY/TABULATE/REPORT may produce additional classification groups and not apply format to printed output 82BX02
SN-005747PROC MEANS/SUMMARY may produce incorrect output with numeric CLASS variables 82BX02
SN-010802PROC MEANS/SUMMARY produces null ID values in output data set 82BX07
SN-005048Incorrect output results from PROC FORMAT with the MULTILABEL option 82BX02
SN-004316WHERE returns incorrect number of observations 82BX02
SN-005243CALL EXECUTE may truncate generated code 82BX02
SN-004820Alpha VMS incorrectly produces negative zero result 82BX02
SN-004870Performance problems using Digital TCP/IP services on OpenVMS Alpha 82BX02
SN-005631$EBCDIC informat uses incorrect translation table (DBCS compliant version only) 82BX02
SN-004992Interrupting and cancelling a DATA step replaces exiting data set 82BX02
SN-005744WHERE statement returns incorrect results 82BX02
SN-004633"Error: The yieobtn function is not supported by the SASE7 engine" might appear when you examine remote SQL views via the SQL dictionary table 82BX02
SN-005975ERROR: Macro variable name & must start with a letter or underscore 82BX02
SN-006109Exiting SAS within a macro window causes an infinite loop 82BX02
SN-006963Values within %SYSFUNC on a %DO loop are incorrectly uppercased 82BX02
SN-006566SAS SHARE server abends with S0C4 in VSRACR1 82BX02
SN-006847COMPRESS=BINARY may cause problems 82BX02
SN-007001Missing semicolon on a %LOCAL statement causes system specific errors 82BX02
SN-007997Copying catalogs with quotas enabled does not report when quotas have been exceeded 82BX02
SN-008160"Invalid item code or option code" using PARAM= on FILENAME statement 82BX02
SN-008119Error message generated when creating a V6 SAS data set from a DBMS table containing a character column greater than 200 bytes 82BX04
SN-004165Catalog becomes corrupted leaving header information unreadable 82BX04
SN-008638SAS crashes with "FILLM exceeds compile-time FD_SETSIZE" on OpenVMS 82BX04
SN-008902Segmentation Violation or other abend possible when running SAS macro code from within Risk Dimensions 82BX04
SN-008911Macro causes errors when tokenizer reads past an end of line 82BX04
SN-009224Access via RLS to a large dataset on VMS may cause communication to terminate. 82BX07
SN-008919WHERE with user-written informat produces incorrect results 82BX05
SN-009349Errors from EFI, PROC IMPORT, or PROC EXPORT following hot fix installation 82BX05
SN-009294Long character value may not be visible in the FSVIEW window 82BX05
SN-009299PROC UNIVARIATE may abend with the PLOTS option and BY statement 82BX05
SN-009625PROC TRANSPOSE produces errors when VALIDVARNAME=V6 is specified and 82BX04 HotFix is applied 82BX05
SN-010150Interrupting a SAS process can result in compromised data integrity 82BX07
SN-010875"Error: System abend 0C4 occurred in function YHLLOAD" from SAS/SHARE 82BX08 *
SN-011148PROC APPEND Abends with S0C4, U2096, Segementation Violation, Stack Overflow or Read/Write Access Violations in Task Append 82BX08 *
SN-011250SAS/CONNECT's WAITFOR _ANY_ statement only waits for asynchronous processes 82BX08 *
SN-004892Long encrypted message can cause errors in spawner 82BX08 *
SN-011373Order of pages in PROC TABULATE output changed between SAS 6.12 and SAS 8 82BX08 *
SN-004574Spanned headers in PROC REPORT may cause incorrect cellwidth when using ODS 82BX02
SN-004501PROC TABULATE repeats statistics in all ODS destinations except listing and output data sets 82BX02
SN-005261The CHARSET= and ENCODING= ODS options are ignored by the HTML and XML destinations 82BX02
SN-005850DBCS characters may not display properly when using ODS RTF 82BX02
SN-005851Certain DBCS characters prevent RTF files from being opened by Microsoft Word 82BX02
SN-005425Invalid files generated for ODS printer destinations in Asian encodings 82BX02
SN-005950ODS PDF does not render Latin1 (ISO 8859-1) encoding correctly 82BX02
SN-005951ODS PDF and RTF can not produce double-byte encoded output 82BX02
SN-005949ODS PDF will only use Times, Helvetica, and Courier as default font 82BX02
SN-005596Output data set may not be generated when using the ODS OUTPUT statement 82BX02
SN-007190Incorrect Japanese character appears in ODS RTF output on DBCS systems 82BX02
SN-007191Generating ODS/RTF output using the ESCAPECHAR option causes errors on DBCS systems 82BX02
SN-009281The OVERPRINT system option does not work correctly with the ODS PRINTER and PDF destinations 82BX07
SN-010318User-defined format can not be updated when applied to a variable created with ODS OUTPUT 82BX07
SN-010411Customized template may cause observations to not appear in ODS PRINTER output 82BX07
SN-005994Using a PREIMAGE= specification and STARTPAGE= with ODS PRINTER causes errors 82BX07
SN-009366ODS PRINTER does not close registry keys properly 82BX08 *
SN-004576IN operator in PROC SQL sometimes gives incorrect results 82BX02
SN-011805Result of assignment of an array element may be incorrect 82BX08 *

82BX08 * Indicates fixes that are appearing in a bundle for the first time.

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