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SLEEP(1)                         User Commands                        SLEEP(1)



NAME
       sleep(1,3) - delay for a specified amount of time(1,2,n)

SYNOPSIS
       sleep(1,3) NUMBER[SUFFIX]...
       sleep(1,3) 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  implemen-
       tations  that require NUMBER be an integer, here NUMBER may be an arbi-
       trary floating point number.

       --help display this help and exit(3,n,1 builtins)

       --version
              output version(1,3,5) information and exit(3,n,1 builtins)

AUTHOR
       Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  2004 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(1,3) is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the  info(1,5,n)  and  sleep(1,3) programs are properly installed at your site, the
       command

              info(1,5,n) coreutils sleep(1,3)

       should give you access(2,5) to the complete manual.



sleep(1,3) 5.2.1                       March 2004                          SLEEP(1)

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