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- Subject: Re: Can't Lua ever sleep?
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2017 00:53:06 -0500
It was thus said that the Great Dirk Laurie once stated:
> I've searched the manual for "sleep", "wait", "pause", "delay"
> and not found any except the pauses of the GC. Does it have
> a different name or must I load some module?
In the context of POSIX:
sleep() pause execution for a given amount of time
wait() pause execution until a child process exits
pause() pause execution until a signal happens
delay there is no spoon
-spc (So what exactly are you trying to achieve?)