remind you when you have to leave
leave waits until the specified time, then reminds you
that you have to leave. You are reminded 5 minutes and 1 minute before the
actual time, at the time, and every minute thereafter. When you log off,
leave exits just before it would have printed the next
The options are as follows:
- The time of day is in the form hhmm where
hh is a time in hours (on a 12 or 24 hour clock),
and mm in minutes. In ambiguous cases, times are
converted to a 12 hour clock, and assumed to be in the next 12 hours.
- If the time is preceded by ‘
alarm will go off in hours and minutes from the current time.
If no argument is given,
with "When do you have to leave?". A reply of newline causes
leave to exit, otherwise the reply is assumed to be
a time. This form is suitable for inclusion in a
.login or .profile.
leave command appeared in