PMSLEEP(1)                 General Commands Manual                PMSLEEP(1)

NAME         top

       pmpause, pmsleep - portable subsecond-capable sleep

SYNOPSIS         top

       $PCP_BINADM_DIR/pmsleep interval

DESCRIPTION         top

       pmpause sleeps indefinitely, until interrupted by SIGKILL.

       pmsleep sleeps for the specified interval.  The interval argument
       follows the syntax described in PCPIntro(1) for -t, and in the
       simplest form may be an unsigned integer or floating point constant
       (the implied units in this case are seconds).

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       The exit status is 0 for success, or 1 for a malformed command line.
       If the underlying nanosleep(2) system call fails, an errno is

SEE ALSO         top

       sleep(1), pause(2) and nanosleep(2).

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the PCP (Performance Co-Pilot) project.
       Information about the project can be found at ⟨⟩.
       If you have a bug report for this manual page, send it to  This page was obtained from the project's upstream
       Git repository ⟨⟩ on
       2017-09-15.  If you discover any rendering problems in this HTML ver‐
       sion of the page, or you believe there is a better or more up-to-date
       source for the page, or you have corrections or improvements to the
       information in this COLOPHON (which is not part of the original man‐
       ual page), send a mail to

Performance Co-Pilot                 PCP                          PMSLEEP(1)