Manual Reference Pages - SLEEP (1)
sleep - delay for a specified amount of time
sleep NUMBER[ SUFFIX]...
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
Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.
Report sleep bugs to
GNU coreutils home page: < http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: < http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Report sleep translation bugs to < http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <
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
sleep programs are properly installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.
info coreutils sleep invocation
GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb SLEEP (1)
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