SLEEP(1)                                                 SLEEP(1)

NAME
       sleep - delay for a specified amount of time

SYNOPSIS
       sleep [--help] [--version] number[smhd]...

DESCRIPTION
       This  manual  page  documents  the  GNU  version of sleep.
       sleep pauses for an amount of time specified by the sum of
       the  values  of the command line arguments.  Each argument
       is a number followed by an optional unit; the  default  is
       seconds.  The units are:

       s      seconds

       m      minutes

       h      hours

       d      days

   OPTIONS
       --help Print  a  usage message on standard output and exit
              successfully.

       --version
              Print version information on standard  output  then
              exit successfully.

FSF                    GNU Shell Utilities                      1