Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 03:51:12 -0700
Reply-To: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: catching process CPU and real time
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On Jun 11, 4:09 am, james.s.mul...@GMAIL.COM (James Muller) wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm looking around for automatically-set macros taking the values of the CPU
> time and real time of the last process (data step, etc). Nothing found so
> far. I may be looking past it, but am getting the sense of having exhausted
> most possibilities...
> I know I could set things up in a bunch of different ways to pull this
> information out of a log, etc, but by a wide margin the best solution is to
> handle it all internally in a SAS program, without requiring any files
> written to disk along the way.
> Failing an automatically-set real time variable, do we have access to a
> high-resolution calendar time variable direct in SAS? Keeping with the
> internal thing I'd rather avoid calling external programs to obtain this.
> So, any thoughts? All appreciated-
Could the SAS ARM Macros be used for this? I leave it as a question as
I have never used them myself.