Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 11:35:20 -0700
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: "David L. Cassell" <Cassell.David@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV>
Subject: Re: Using VB to call SAS
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John Whittington <John.W@MEDISCIENCE.CO.UK> replied [in part]:
> My usual 'workaround' is to have the spawned program/process create a
> file' as the very last thing it does, and have VB repeatedly look for
> until it finds it (and then deletes it).
My usual workaround is to ditch VB for something with more
flexibility in creating and dealing with spawned processes.
Like Perl. Of course, some people don't have the luxury of
using appropriate tools for their tasks...
David Cassell, CSC
Senior computing specialist