Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 12:31:52 -0400
Reply-To: Jim Agnew <Agnew@HSC.VCU.EDU>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Jim Agnew <Agnew@HSC.VCU.EDU>
Organization: Virginia Commonwealth University
Subject: Re: wait some time in base sas
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hhmm.. ok, your aix is a unix, right? use the start/w command...
it's a unix command that works under windows95, so it may be in the aix...
then sas2 will not run until sas1 is over.
Urs Jetter wrote:
> I have a two jobs that start at the same time but use the same resource.
> After job1 connects to the resource, job2 runs into an error-condition.
> That's fine, I handle this error and let job2 wait for two minutes. Then
> job2 tries again.
> The waiting is done by checking the clock until it's time to run again....
> So SAS takes much cpu only for waiting.
> Does anybody know a V6 or V8 SAS/base Function or a statement that waits but
> is not consuming so much cpu. The statement must work on aix.
> thank you
> Urs Jetter