alarm -- send SIGALARM in specified number of seconds
Instructs the system to send a
signal in the specified number of seconds. This is a floating point number, so fractions of a section may be specified. If
is 0.0, any previous alarm request is canceled. Only one alarm at a time may be active; the command returns the number of seconds left in the previous alarm. On systems without the
is rounded up to an even number of seconds.
25 April 2004
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 25 April 2004