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Re: Add sleep builtin


From: Ilkka Virta
Subject: Re: Add sleep builtin
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:22:10 +0300
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On 21.8. 02:35, Chet Ramey wrote:
I don't think there's a problem with a `syntax conflict' as long as any
builtin sleep accepts a superset of the POSIX options for sleep(1).

The sleep in GNU coreutils accepts suffixes indicating minutes, hours
and days (e.g.  sleep 1.5m  or  sleep 1m 30s  for 90 seconds). I didn't
see support for those in konsolebox's patch, so while that's not
conflicting syntax per se, the lack of that option might trip someone.


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