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Shell script programming on OpenVMS?

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The Question is:

I often write scripts for both VMS and UNIX.  I am looking for the equivalent
of the VMS  WAIT command in UNIX, but am not having much luck.
Suggestions would be appreciated.
Khalid Qureshi

The Answer is :

  You will want to discuss UNIX shell programming questions with a UNIX
  Wizard, and not with the OpenVMS Wizard.
  If you are working within the OpenVMS POSIX shell, the OpenVMS BASH
  environment, or in other similar OpenVMS environments, the equivilent
  of the DCL command WAIT is typically sleep(1).

answer written or last revised on ( 18-OCT-2001 )

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