which header file for delay

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    which header file for delay

    For delay
    delay()
    what's the syntax and which header file/files do i need for 5 seconds delay.
    it doesn't seem to work
    Last edited by knight543; 01-11-2002 at 07:31 PM.

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    dos.h

    Syntax as far as I know is
    delay(long);

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    yeah, dos.h is the one

    the syntax for 5 sec delay is
    delay(5000);


    you could also use the sleep command also in dos.h
    the syntax id
    sleep(5);

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    Linux?

    howdy,
    i don't have <dos.h> in my g++ lib. and when i move it from borland g++ it won't work. is there a *nix comparable file or function?

    M.R.

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