usleep man page

usleep — sleep some number of microseconds

Synopsis

usleep [number]

Description

usleep sleeps some number of microseconds.  The default is 1.

Warning

usleep has been deprecated, and will be removed in near future. Use sleep(1) instead.

Options

--usage Show short usage message.

--help, -?

Print help information.

-v, --version

Print version information.

Bugs

Probably not accurate on many machines down to the microsecond.  Count on precision only to -4 or maybe -5.

Author

Donald Barnes <djb@redhat.com>
Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>

See Also

sleep(1)

Info

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