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Topic Description
Name
sleeper
Synopsis
/infobank/programs/share/sleeper.for
Description
  Subroutine to freeze execution for the specified number of CPU seconds.

    
       
USAGE
  "a" = argument, "r" = referenced, "s" = set

  
  call sleeper                          (with the following arguments)
         Delay                       [variable i*4 r]
  
  Input: 
    Delay = Number of integer CPU seconds to freeze execution.
   
    
FUNCTIONS
  float               (FORTRAN intrinsic function)  

  secnds              (FORTRAN intrinsic function)  
    
    
DISCLAIMER
  Although this program has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey,

  no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the Survey as to the
  accuracy and functioning of the program and related program
  material nor shall the fact of distribution constitute any such
  warranty, and no responsibility is assured by the Survey in
  connection therewith.
   
    
AUTHOR
  Gary Deeter  11/21/1985           .for

  Ed Maple     10/01/1987 Modified to take integer seconds instead 
                          of real
  Jean Riordan  1/14/1988 Modified for DRS$SHARE cleanup and to be
                          UNIX compatible
  Clint Steele  2/4/88    Added UNIX code

    
Reads
Writes
Opens
Calls
      call sleep (Delay)                             ! UNIX SPEC

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