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From: Lisa Seelye <lisa@g.o>
To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@g.o>
Cc: lisa@g.o, gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: epause instead of sleep in ebuilds
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 18:40:12
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] rfc: epause instead of sleep in ebuilds by Ciaran McCreesh
1 On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 16:21, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
2 > Currently, we have something like 200 ebuilds which call 'sleep'. How
3 > would people feel about replacing this with an eutils function called
4 > 'epause' (or 'esleep', or 'ezzz', or esitaroundforabit)? This would give
5 > us two advantages:
7 +1 for the idea.
9 Would be neat to have some options:
11 epause --beep 1s --sleep 5s
13 To beep one second for 5 seconds while sleeping... Just a thought.
14 --
15 Regards,
16 Lisa Seelye
17 Key fingerprint = 09CF 52D6 B82B 72B9 97A7 601B CB46 B556 1E49 6FC5


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