Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Tue Jul 29 20:47:46 CEST 2008

Ken wrote:
> Dear ESS experts,
> I am trying to run SUDAAN inside my SAS code.  Without using ESS, I can use the following command to run SUDAAN correctly in the interactive SAS session:
> sas -path /usr/local/SUDAAN_90x/SAS-Callable &
> However, I cannot make it work in the SAS session inside XEmacs.  Here are my settings:
> ;; ESS for SAS
> ;; (setq inferior-SAS-program-name "/usr/local/bin/sas9")
> ;'sh default
> (setq ess-sas-submit-pre-command "nohup")
> ;'sh default
> (setq ess-sas-submit-post-command "-rsasuser -path /usr/local/SUDAAN_90x/SAS-Callable &")
> ;'sh example
> (setq-default ess-sas-submit-command "/usr/local/bin/sas9")
> The SAS works as usual, but it could not find the SUDAAN procedures.  I believe the -path options doesn't work as I expected.  Could anyone help me with this please?  Many thanks.
> Sincerely,
> Ken

Which version of ESS?  Interactive SAS or batch?  If batch, what do you 
see in the *shell* buffer?  If interactive, then I doubt these settings 
will work, since these look like the batch settings that I would expect.

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