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mm_assigndirectlib.sas File Reference

Assigns library directly using details from metadata. More...

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Detailed Description

Assigns library directly using details from metadata.

Queries metadata to get the libname definition then allocates the library directly (ie, not using the META engine). usage:

%mm_assignDirectLib(MyLib);
data x; set mylib.sometable; run;

%mm_assignDirectLib(MyDB,open_passthrough=MyAlias);
create table MyTable as
  select * from connection to MyAlias( select * from DBTable);
disconnect from MyAlias;
quit;
Parameters
librefthe libref (not name) of the metadata library
open_passthrough=provide an alias to produce the CONNECT TO statement for the relevant external database
sql_options=an override default output fileref to avoid naming clash
mDebug=set to 1 to show debug messages in the log
Returns
libname statement
Version
9.2
Author
Macro People Ltd

Definition in file mm_assigndirectlib.sas.