LEAVE(1)                    General Commands Manual                   LEAVE(1)

     leave — remind you when you have to leave

     leave [[+]hhmm]

     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 message.


     hhmm  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 are minutes.  All times are
           converted to a 12 hour clock, and assumed to be in the next 12

     +     If the time is preceded by ‘+’, the alarm will go off in hours and
           minutes from the current time.

     If no argument is given, leave prompts 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

     Leave ignores interrupts, quits, and terminates.  To get rid of it you
     should either log off or use ‘kill -s KILL’ giving its process id.


     The leave command appeared in 3.0BSD.

                                April 28, 1995