BSD 2.11 - man page for leave (bsd section 1)
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leave - remind you when you have to leave
leave [ [+]hhmm ]
Leave waits until the specified time, then reminds you that you have to leave. You are
reminded 5 minutes and 1 minute before the actual time, at the time, and every minute
thereafter. When you log off, leave exits just before it would have printed the next mes-
The time of day is in the form hhmm where hh is a time in hours (on a 12 or 24 hour
clock). All times are converted to a 12 hour clock, and assumed to be in the next 12
If the time is preceeded by `+', the alarm will go off in hours and minutes from the cur-
If no argument is given, leave prompts with "When do you have to leave?". A reply of new-
line causes leave to exit, otherwise the reply is assumed to be a time. This form is
suitable for inclusion in a .login or .profile.
Leave ignores interrupts, quits, and terminates. To get rid of it you should either log
off or use ``kill -9'' giving its process id.
3rd Berkeley Distribution May 7, 1986 LEAVE(1)
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