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SYSWAIT(1)                  General Commands Manual                 SYSWAIT(1)



NAME
       syswait - execute a command, suspending termination until user input

SYNOPSIS
       syswait message command

AVAILABILITY
       Available  only  on  Sun  386i systems running a SunOS 4.0.x release or
       earlier.  Not a SunOS 4.1 release feature.

DESCRIPTION
       syswait executes a specified command, suspending termination until  the
       user types any character.  message is the message prompting the user to
       type a character to terminate the command.  command is the  command  to
       be executed.

EXAMPLE
       The  following  example  invokes  a  cmdtool and executes `ls *.c', but
       waits for the user to type a character before terminating  the  ls  and
       closing the cmdtool window.

              cmdtool syswait "Press any key to quit..." "ls *.c" &&



                               19 February 1988                     SYSWAIT(1)