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Old 07-14-2003, 09:57 AM   #1
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wait for x seconds type command

is there a "wait for xx seconds" type command within *nix that I can use to delay the execution of one command after another. IOW...

echo Starting server...


echo Starting Client

I am having execution issues because a server cannot initialize fast enough for the client to connect properly

Old 07-14-2003, 07:11 PM   #2
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There's sleep(1). See "man sleep".


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