AIPS HELP file for WAITTASK in 31DEC18
As of Wed Jan 17 4:07:12 2018
WAITTASK: Verb which halts AIPS until the task is finished
TASK Task to wait for
NUMTELL POPS number of task
0 -> current POPS number
Task name may be inserted as an immediate argument
i.e WAIT task or WAIT 'task'. The TASK adverb is
Use: Causes AIPS to suspend itself until a specified task has
finished. Useful to insure correct ordering of processes.
The format is
where is the task name. It need not be spelled out
in full (min. match does apply).
TASK......Name of task which must finish before AIPS resumes
(5 characters or less). Used only if no immediate
argument is given.
NUMTELL...POPS number of task on which to wait. 0 -> current POPS
number . This lets you wait in an aips window on a task
in another aips window.