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Re: sleep args

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: sleep args
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2006 00:25:28 +0200

Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Could check for e.g., sleep 4 5

Sorry, but that's legitimate usage,
so wouldn't want to give a diagnostic about it.

You can currently say sleep 5h 3m 20s.
And "sleep 4 5" is equivalent to "sleep 9".
Other implementations (e.g., solaris) work the same way.

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