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TIME(3am)		   GNU Awk Extension Modules		     TIME(3am)

       time - time functions for gawk

       @load "time"

       time = gettimeofday()
       ret = sleep(amount)

       The time extension adds two functions named gettimeofday() and sleep(),
       as follows.

	      This function returns the number of seconds since the Epoch as a
	      floating-point  value.  It  should have subsecond precision.  It
	      returns -1 upon error and sets ERRNO to indicate the problem.

	      This function attempts to sleep for the given amount of seconds,
	      which may include a fractional portion.  If seconds is negative,
	      or the attempt to sleep fails,  then  it	returns	 -1  and  sets
	      ERRNO.   Otherwise,  the function should return 0 after sleeping
	      for the indicated amount of time.

       @load "time"
       printf "It is now %g seconds since the Epoch\n", gettimeofday()
       printf "Pausing for a while... " ; sleep(2.5) ; print "done"

       GAWK:  Effective	  AWK	Programming,   filefuncs(3am),	 fnmatch(3am),
       fork(3am),   inplace(3am),  ordchr(3am),	 readdir(3am),	readfile(3am),
       revoutput(3am), rwarray(3am).

       gettimeofday(2), nanosleep(2), select(2).

       Arnold Robbins, arnold@skeeve.com.

       Copyright © 2012, 2013, Free Software Foundation, Inc.

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Free Software Foundation	  Jan 15 2013			     TIME(3am)

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