Suspends the shell for a number of seconds
sleep is an optional builtin which suspends the shell for a defined number of seconds.
» sleep 5 # murex sleeps for 5 seconds
sleep is very simplistic - particularly when compared to its GNU coreutil (for example) counterpart. If you want to use the
sleep binary on Linux or similar platforms then you will need to launch with the
» exec: sleep 5
exec: Runs an executable
time: Returns the execution run time of a command or block