The following reply was made to PR bin/4154; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jason Thorpe <thor...@nas.nasa.gov>
Subject: Re: bin/4154: wish /bin/sleep handled fractions of a second.
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 1997 22:55:27 -0700
On Wed, 23 Jul 1997 22:18:35 -0700 (PDT)
> This has been implemented in OpenBSD. The crucial portion of the
> code I submitted there has been pasted below. It would be nice to
> get such an extension adopted more widely in *BSD, so portable scripts
> could use it.
How on earth can you call such a script "portable" if it clearly uses
something not specified in POSIX?
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