SLEEP

Section: FSF (1)
Updated: July 2001
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NAME

sleep - delay for a specified amount of time  

SYNOPSIS

sleep NUMBER[SUFFIX]...
sleep OPTION  

DESCRIPTION

Pause for NUMBER seconds. SUFFIX may be `s' for seconds (the default), `m' for minutes, `h' for hours or `d' for days. Unlike most implementations that require NUMBER be an integer, here NUMBER may be an arbitrary floating point number.

--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

AUTHOR

Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-sh-utils@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for sleep is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sleep programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info sleep

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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SEE ALSO

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