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Re: lynx-dev Vlad's suggestions - non-integer sleep

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Vlad's suggestions - non-integer sleep
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 1999 08:53:23 -0600 (CST)

On Sun, 7 Mar 1999 address@hidden wrote:

> > |    "You are already at the end of this document" and more useful 
> > |    "You are already at the first document" seems to last too long 
> > |    for me for INFOSECS=1, invisible for INFOSECS=0 or '-nopause' command 
> > |    switch. I wish I be able to set INFOSECS=0.3. 
> >  
> > The standard UNIX/C function sleep(3) only accepts integers for 
> > its argument, which indicate the delay in seconds. 
> It would be possible to use usleep if the system has it (in fact, that
> would be preferable - 'sleep' has a nasty effect on buffered output on
> most systems - pausing it - which I have not observed with usleep).

Any problem with using a small select()-based routine if there is no usleep?

> (but there's a lot of things to do - perhaps the people who're interested
> in this could develop a patch ;-)



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