From: Stephen_Reilly at domain dell.com
Date: Tue 12 Jun 2001 - 18:16:16 IST
read -t3 response
if $response = "" then echo "non interactive" fi
From: Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin)
[mailto:breatpro at domain exchange.ie.ml.com]
Sent: 12 June 2001 17:46
Subject: [ILUG] Bourne Shell Q
Anyone know how to have a timed-out question in a shell script ?
Ask user do they want to run an interactive session.
If no reply in 3 seconds assume the answer is no and continue
All suggestions welcome :o)
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