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Package: timeout (1.19-1) [universe]

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run a command with a time limit

timeout executes a command and imposes an elapsed time limit. When the time limit is reached, timeout sends a predefined signal to the target process.

Please note that recent coreutils (>= 7.5-1) provide a timeout binary as well so you probably won't need this package anymore nowadays.

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