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Joerg Over Dexia
Thu, 20 Oct 2005 17:53:25 +0200
Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7 (Windows/20050923)
Hi, I'm using:
# sleep --version
sleep (GNU sh-utils) 2.0
Written by FIXME: unknown.
Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
The manual states:
"Historical implementations of `sleep' have required that NUMBER be
an integer. However, GNU `sleep' accepts arbitrary floating point
I tried with
... but I always get
sleep: invalid time interval
So, *if* I can specify arbitrary floating point numbers, how do I do that?
And what happened to the good old tradition of putting examples in the
man, something that often saves pages of text? (well, that's a general
and broad *sigh*, nothing you should feel an obligation to answer.)
Joerg Over Dexia <=