MSGWAIT

Licensing and message controller

 

 

USupported on UNIX

 

The MSGWAIT environment variable specifies the amount of time to wait for queued messages.

Value

The total time in seconds to wait for queued messages.

Discussion

MSGWAIT is normally set to 5 seconds. In excessively slow environments, this number can be increased such that a message time‑out does not occur.

Setting location

The environment.

Used by

Runtime.

Examples

MSGWAIT=10    ;export MSGWAIT