BSD sleep

Stuart Barkley stuartb at
Wed May 29 20:18:01 UTC 2013

On Tue, 28 May 2013 at 19:01 -0000, Kenta Suzumoto wrote:

> Hi. Is there no built-in way of making "sleep" sleep in increments
> of minutes, hours, etc? The GNU "sleep" can be invoked like "sleep
> 1h" for an hour. The FreeBSD one's manpage leads me to believe we
> can only use seconds, which is kind of annoying. Is there an
> undocmented or missing feature here? Seems really trivial to
> implement.
> ~ $ sleep 1h
> usage: sleep seconds

See also /usr/ports/misc/delay.


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