sleep can't be infinite
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The following snippet from the sleep(1) man page is incorrect:
point number may be specified in all formats required by
C99/XPG6, including constants such as "Inf" or "infinite".
The form "infinite" isn't accepted, however "infinity" is.
While looking at sleep(1), a couple of other issues are apparent:
having a separate ksh93 section is wrong as the command and
the builtin are really the same, and the reference to wait(3ucb)
should be removed.
#1 Updated by Electric Monk 28 days ago
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commit bec2e3ffadac8d3536ea115d636d06c7b561623a Author: Peter Tribble <email@example.com> Date: 2017-06-27T22:43:19.000Z 8212 manpages contain obsolete references 6019 sleep can't be infinite Reviewed by: Toomas Soome <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reviewed by: Yuri Pankov <email@example.com> Reviewed by: Alexander Pyhalov <firstname.lastname@example.org> Approved by: Robert Mustacchi <email@example.com>
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