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  1. #1
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    Dec 2003
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    Question Unanswered: How to "pause" a shell script

    I've done this in the past but I always forget how to do it...

    How do I make a shell script wait for a number of secconds and then check something again??

  2. #2
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    Jun 2002
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    sleep n

    ... where 'n' is the number of seconds

  3. #3
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    Dec 2003
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    Woops....guess I'm exeptianly blonde today...thanx for the swift response

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