SLEEPSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2012
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NAMEsleep - delay for a specified amount of time
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. Given two or more arguments, pause for the amount of time specified by the sum of their values.
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.
REPORTING BUGSReport sleep bugs to [email protected]
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
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COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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 coreutils aqsleep invocationaq
should give you access to the complete manual.
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