Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 08:47:42 -0400
Reply-To: Richard DeVenezia <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Richard DeVenezia <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Organization: MindSpring Enterprises
Subject: Re: sleep()? (got the answer, thanks)
You can use the UNIX sleep.
X sleep <n>;
make sure options xwait is on, otherwise sleep will occur in a non-blocking
"Ya Huang" <ya.huang@AGOURON.COM> wrote in message
> Thanks bill and peter, now I know that sleep()
> is a platform specific function. I am using SAS/Solaris,
> it dose NOT support this function! what a shame.
> Ya Huang wrote:
> > Hello everybody,
> > I tried to use sleep function:
> > data _null_;
> > xx=sleep(500);
> > But I got an error message "function sleep is unknown",
> > I then search SAS website, and found it seems to be a
> > function in SAS/C module, is that right? Does it mean
> > I have to have SAS/C installed?
> > Thanks
> > Ya Huang