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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for sleep (redhat section 1)

SLEEP(1)						 FSF						     SLEEP(1)

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-coreutils@gnu.org>.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MER- CHANTABILITY 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 prop- erly installed at your site, the command info sleep should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 4.5.3 February 2003 SLEEP(1)


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