Controls whether an X command or statement executes synchronously
||configuration file, SAS invocation, OPTIONS
- specifies that the process you submit should
execute synchronously. That is, control is not returned to the SAS System
until the command has completed. You cannot return to your SAS session until
the process spawned by the X command or statement is closed. This is the default.
- specifies that the process should execute
asynchronously. That is, control is returned immediately to the SAS System
and the command continues executing without interfering with your SAS session.
With NOXSYNC in effect, you can execute an X command or statement and return
to your SAS session without closing the process spawned by the X command or
The value of the XSYNC system option affects the execution
of the following:
- X statement
- X command
- CALL SYSTEM
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