Dear fellow command line nerds: Is there an alternative to wait(1) or sleep(1) that takes minutes/hours/days as arguments?
e.g. “sleepwell 8h” for 8 hours.
@map are we talking about the same "sleep" that my manuals know about?
Description: Pause for NUMBER seconds. SUFFIX may be 's' for seconds (the default), 'm' for minutes, 'h' for hours or 'd' for days.
@drazraeltod turns out gnusleep does what I want, BSD sleep(1) only takes seconds.
@ra yes, that is what computers are for. (gnu sleep does what I want though, thanks.)
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