Scientific Operations



SLEEP(I)                     11/1/73                     SLEEP(I)



NAME
     sleep - suspend execution for an interval

SYNOPSIS
     sleep time

DESCRIPTION
     Sleep  suspends  execution  for time seconds.  It is used to
     execute a command in a certain amount of time as in:

          (sleep 105; command)&

     Or to execute a command every so often as in this shell com-
     mand file:

          : loop
          command
          sleep 37
          goto loop

SEE ALSO
     sleep(II)

BUGS
     Time must be less than 65536 seconds.
































                              - 1 -