How to run SAS from Unix bash shell script and then create a log file?

Is this a proper way to run/execute a SAS program and then direct or create a SAS log??

mydir=/start/dir
plog=/start/log
filename=sasprog1.log
sas=/products/SAS/SASFoundation/9.2/sas

$sas <$mydir/sasprog1.sas> $plog/$filename     

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Currently nothing happens when I execute/run my SAS program. No log file is created, but from the examples that I read before this should be working.

Any takers?
labradorchikAsked:
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TintinCommented:
$sas <$mydir/sasprog1.sas> $plog/$filename  

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should be


$sas $mydir/sasprog1.sas >$plog/$filename  

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labradorchikAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much for your help! I will try your way!!
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