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SLEEP(3)		   Linux Programmer's Manual		      SLEEP(3)

NAME
       sleep - Sleep for the specified number of seconds

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<unistd.h>

       unsigned	int sleep(unsigned int seconds);

DESCRIPTION
       sleep()	makes  the  current  process  sleep until seconds seconds have
       elapsed or a signal arrives which is not	ignored.

RETURN VALUE
       Zero if the requested time has elapsed, or the number of	 seconds  left
       to sleep.

CONFORMING TO
       POSIX.1

BUGS
       sleep()	may  be	implemented using SIGALRM; mixing calls	to alarm() and
       sleep() is a bad	idea.

       Using longjmp() from a signal handler  or  modifying  the  handling  of
       SIGALRM while sleeping will cause undefined results.

SEE ALSO
       signal(2), alarm(2)

GNU				  1993-04-07			      SLEEP(3)

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