pmsleep(1) — Linux manual page


PMSLEEP(1)                 General Commands Manual                PMSLEEP(1)

NAME         top

       pmpause, pmsleep - portable subsecond-capable sleep

SYNOPSIS         top

       $PCP_BINADM_DIR/pmsleep interval

DESCRIPTION         top

       pmpause sleeps indefinitely, until interrupted by SIGKILL.

       pmsleep sleeps for the specified interval.  The interval argument
       follows the syntax described in PCPIntro(1) for -t, and in the
       simplest form may be an unsigned integer or floating point constant
       (the implied units in this case are seconds).

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       The exit status is 0 for success, or 1 for a malformed command line.
       If the underlying nanosleep(2) system call fails, an errno is

SEE ALSO         top

       sleep(1), pause(2) and nanosleep(2).

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