sleep - delay for a specified amount of time
Pause for NUMBER seconds. SUFFIX may be `s' for seconds (the
default), `m' for minutes, `h' for hours or `d' for days.
Unlike most implementations that require NUMBER be an
integer, here NUMBER may be an arbitrary floating point
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.
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Texinfo manual. If the info and sleep programs
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