AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for ABORTASK in 31DEC18



As of Mon Jun 18 14:38:18 2018


ABORTASK: Verb-like, aborts a detached task.

INPUTS

TASK                               Name of task to be aborted.
NUMTELL         0.0                POPS number of task
                                      0 -> current
          Task name may be inserted as an immediate argument
          i.e ABORT task or ABORT 'task'.  The TASK adverb iS
          then ignored.

HELP SECTION

ABORTASK
Type: Pseudoverb   (but acts like a normal verb)
Use:  Causes the specified task to abort.  This is not usually a
      good idea since catalog files may be left in a disturbed
      condition.  The verb does, however, attempt to delete the
      scratch files of the task.  This attempt will work only
      for certain tasks and only if no one else is running the
      task at the time.  The format is

                 ABORTASK    name

      where  is the task name.  It need not be spelled out
      in full (min. match does apply).
Adverbs:
  TASK......Name of task to be killed (5 characters or less).
            Used only if no immediate argument is given.
  NUMTELL...POPS number of task to be aborted.  This lets you kill a
            task running under a POPS number other than the current
            one, i.e. from a second AIPS session.  0 -> POPS number of
            the present AIPS session.

EXPLAIN SECTION


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