Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 23:40:50 GMT
Reply-To: Lou Pogoda <lpogoda@HOME.NOSPAM.COM>
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From: Lou Pogoda <lpogoda@HOME.NOSPAM.COM>
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Subject: Re: wait some time in base sas
Urs Jetter wrote in message <email@example.com>...
>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
>is not consuming so much cpu. The statement must work on aix.
Um, any reason not to make them one job? Either by combining the two files
into one file, or kicking off a third job that consists simply of %INCLUDEs
of the other two?