Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2003 11:43:50 -0800
Reply-To: Cathy <chacket1@FORD.COM>
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From: Cathy <chacket1@FORD.COM>
Subject: Re: how can a batch sas program excecute another program in a
separate process in both windows and unix environment?
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Try using SYSTASK/WAITFOR works really well in unix
tanghaidong@BAOSIGHT.COM (Don Tang) wrote in message news:<20030103124205.D648.TANGHAIDONG@baosight.com>...
> Dear all,
> Does anybody have the experience of executing another sas program in
> a separate process within a batch sas program? It seems that there would
> be some differences between windows and unix environment, I need both
> I'd like to explain it in more detail. Now I have a SAS application program,
> which is called by SAS application server. Once the application program
> has been invoked, I'd like the program to execute another SAS program,
> which should be executed in a separate process. Both SAS programs run in
> respective processes and will end up respectively. In my situation, the
> latter invoked SAS program will normally run in a longer time.
> I tried to use X, dm, %execute, etc. But all failed in the end. Anybody
> could show me the rope?
> Thanks very much in advance for any insights.