Posted on 2003-11-16
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
I'm trying to make a program whitch sleeps n seconds, with n the commandline-input:
#include <windows.h>
#include <iostream>

using std::cout;
using std::endl;

int main(int argc,int *argv)
  if (argc != 2)
    cout << "Usage : Sleep n\nwith n: number of seconds\n" << endl ;
  cout << argv[1]*1000 <<endl ;


  return 0;

Why doesn't this works ???
Question by:lapijn
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AlexFM earned 75 total points
ID: 9758638
#include <stdlib.h>

#include <windows.h>
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main(int argc, char* argv[])
    if (argc != 2)
        cout << "Usage : Sleep n\nwith n: number of seconds\n" << endl ;
        return -1;

    int n = atoi(argv[1]);
    cout << n*1000 <<endl ;


    return 0;

Author Comment

ID: 9758654
Thanks, works indeed.

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