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This section documents warnings and errors generated by this task (if any). Note that warnings and errors can also be generated in the SAS infrastructure libraries, in which case they would not be documented here. Refer to the index of all errors and warnings available in the HTML version of the SAS documentation.

  The SRCLIST table has no entry with the specified source INDEX number.
  Either the input event dataset contains no exposure map extensions at all, or none of the exposure maps enclose a non-zero area, which indicates that no frames passed through the filter.
  The input event list does not contain the M_LAMBDA or MLAMBDA_CHANNEL column needed to calculate the spectrum in lambda binning. Please, regenerate the event list with the M_LAMBDA and MLAMBDA_CHANNEL column.
  It is permissible, but pointless, to set parameters withspectrum and withbkgset both to false.
corrective action: The task does nothing and completes without error.
  The channel definitions in the EVENTS table must align with the channel definitions in the exposure map extensions. In the case of a null exposure map (see rgsfilter) this merely indicates that for this chip no frames passed through the filter, which may be cause for concern.
corrective action: The exposure map is discarded and the spectrum may not be correct.

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30