bugPSPP - Bugs: bug #42086, "DATASET COPY" don't...


bug #42086: "DATASET COPY" don't copy cases

Submitted by:  Mindaugas <embar>
Submitted on:  Thu 10 Apr 2014 07:54:37 AM UTC  
Category: Syntax ParserSeverity: 5 - Average
Status: ConfirmedAssigned to: Ben Pfaff <blp>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: Before 1.0
Effort: 0.00

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Tue 01 Mar 2016 08:42:42 AM UTC, comment #5:

Ben said this issue was more involved than expected.

It is not something that has "regressed" from the previous release so I think I think we can postpone this fix.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Thu 25 Feb 2016 09:07:08 PM UTC, comment #4:

I'm working on this. No worries.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 25 Feb 2016 09:04:26 PM UTC, comment #3:

I tried it on git da42f941ea2e14fe2 and I can confirm that it does not work.
The variable view shows the variables but the data view does not show the cases after copying.

Friedrich Beckmann <beckmanf>
Project Member
Mon 01 Feb 2016 03:33:04 AM UTC, comment #2:

Hmm, certainly DATASET COPY is meant to work and has some tests. I'll take a look.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sat 30 Jan 2016 08:06:14 PM UTC, comment #1:

Frans Howelling also reported this:

DATA LIST LIST /area (F1.0) price (F12.0).
4 1805
1 1945
4 1412
AGGREGATE OUTFILE = * /BREAK = area /price = MEAN(price).

- after the DATASET COPY command I see 2 files: *Untitled[] (active)
and *Untitled[WORK_A]
- after next command (DATASET ACTIVATE) I see *Untitled[WORK_A] (active)
- after AGGREGATE I see Untitled[WORK_A] and Untitled[] (active)
- after DATASET NAME I see Untitled[WORK_A] and Untitled[OTHER_1] (active)
while PSPP has only 1 file left at this point.
I tried PSPPIRE to follow the steps, but it I guess it doesn't honor
the DATASET COPY command.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Thu 10 Apr 2014 07:54:37 AM UTC, original submission:

psppire 0.8.2 in openSUSE Linux.

Then execute:

Only structure of variables are copied: the is no cases in new dataset.

Mindaugas <embar>


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