CORE
mp_binarycopy.sas File Reference

Copy any file using binary input / output streams. More...

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Detailed Description

Copy any file using binary input / output streams.

Reads in a file byte by byte and writes it back out. Is an os-independent method to copy files. In case of naming collision, the default filerefs can be modified. Based on http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13046116/using-sas-to-copy-a-text-file

%mp_binarycopy(inloc="/home/me/blah.txt", outref=_webout)
Parameters
inlocfull, quoted "path/and/filename.ext" of the object to be copied
outlocfull, quoted "path/and/filename.ext" of object to be created
inrefcan override default input fileref to avoid naming clash
outrefan override default output fileref to avoid naming clash
Returns
nothing
Version
9.2
Author
Macro People Ltd

Definition in file mp_binarycopy.sas.