keywait(1) pause and wait for input.

SYNOPSIS

keywait [options] [prompt]

DESCRIPTION

Pause and wait for keyboard input. A prompt can be displayed to the user, and the timeout to wait for keyboard input can be specified. Before waiting any pending input is automatically flushed. If no timeout is specified then keywait will wait forever.

OPTIONS

--timeout=seconds
Specify number of seconds to wait for input.
--help
Outputs help screen for the user.

EXIT CODES

Returns 0 if keyboard entry was received. 1 if timeout. 2 for any error.

AUTHOR

keywait was written by David Sugar <[email protected]>.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to [email protected] or [email protected]

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2013-2014 David Sugar, Tycho Softworks.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.