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TIMELIMIT(1)		    General Commands Manual		  TIMELIMIT(1)

NAME
       timelimit  - spawn a subprocess and if the child	does not finish	within
       the time	limit either kill it, or exit, leaving the child in the	 back-
       ground.

       netpipes	4.2

SYNOPSIS
       timelimit [ -v ]	[ -nokill ] time command args

DESCRIPTION
       timelimit  is  used  to limit the amount	of foreground wallclock	time a
       process consumes.  Once the time	limit expires timelimit	will kill  the
       process unless -nokill is specified.

       -v adds some diagnostic messages.

EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
       netpipes	(1)

BUGS
       Find 'em.  Send 'em in.	I'll teach them	to gnaw	on my code!

CREDITS
       Francis	Liu  <fxl@pulse.itd.uts.edu.au>	 suggested that	I modify time-
       limit so	that it	doesn't	SEGV when invoked with no arguments.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 1997-1998 Robert Forsman

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under  the  terms of the	GNU General Public License as published	by the
       Free Software Foundation; either	version	2 of the License, or (at  your
       option) any later version.

       This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that	it will	be useful, but
       WITHOUT ANY  WARRANTY;  without	even  the  implied  warranty  of  MER-
       CHANTABILITY  or	FITNESS	FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General
       Public License for more details.

       You should have received	a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with this program; if not, write	to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       675 Mass	Ave, Cambridge,	MA 02139, USA.

AUTHOR
       Robert Forsman
	thoth@purplefrog.com
	Purple Frog Software
	http://web.purplefrog.com/~thoth/

			       February	12, 1998		  TIMELIMIT(1)

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