[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6451262 (RFE:

2007-09-01 Thread Roland Mainz
Richard L. Hamilton wrote: This is a sponsor request to implement the RFE/CR #6451262 (RFE: /usr/bin/sleep should support floating-point values - http://bugs.opensolaris.org/view_bug.do?bug_id=6451262 ). An old draft for the matching ARC case can be found at

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6451262 (RFE:

2007-09-01 Thread Cyril Plisko
On 9/1/07, Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org wrote: Richard L. Hamilton wrote: This is a sponsor request to implement the RFE/CR #6451262 (RFE: /usr/bin/sleep should support floating-point values - considering that /usr/gnu/bin/sleep already does that, how important it is to

[request-sponsor] [ksh93-integration-discuss] Requesting sponsor for CR #6451262 (RFE:

2007-09-01 Thread casper....@sun.com
On 9/1/07, Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org wrote: Richard L. Hamilton wrote: This is a sponsor request to implement the RFE/CR #6451262 (RFE: /usr/bin/sleep should support floating-point values - considering that /usr/gnu/bin/sleep already does that, how important it is to

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6451262 (RFE:

2007-09-01 Thread Roland Mainz
Cyril Plisko wrote: On 9/1/07, Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org wrote: Richard L. Hamilton wrote: This is a sponsor request to implement the RFE/CR #6451262 (RFE: /usr/bin/sleep should support floating-point values - considering that /usr/gnu/bin/sleep already

[request-sponsor] Requesting sponsor for CR #6451262 (RFE:

2007-09-01 Thread Patrick Georgi
considering that /usr/gnu/bin/sleep already does that, how important it is to have yet another implementation of that feature ? How about we just add a compatibility layer to the GNU tools so old-time SunOS users feel at home and shut down operation? (Oh, and shut down POSIX, too - no one

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2007-09-01 Thread Alan Coopersmith
Roland Mainz wrote: - GNU sleep lives in an optional package while both the current implementation of /usr/bin/sleep and libshell.so.1 live in OS/Net. AFAIK GNU sleep would need to be moved to OS/Net first or sleep moved out of OS/Net somehow (which is tricky since some system scripts AFAIK

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2007-09-01 Thread Richard L. Hamilton
Why do I think you're going to do this in terms of ksh93? :-) Maybe since it's sleep builtin can do that? So, will it be #! /usr/bin/ksh93 # do we need to set PATH to ensure the builtin is used? exec $(basename ${0}) $...@} Or will it be a C wrapper to call b_sleep() in libcmd? (which if done