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\- attempt a command up to a certain number of times until it succeeds
-.B try [-hv] [-n ATTEMPTS] [--] COMMAND...
+.B try [-hv] [-i INTERVAL] [-n ATTEMPTS] [--] COMMAND...
Runs the given command up to a fixed number of times until it exits zero. If
all attempts fail, writes buffered error output from all attempts to stderr.
-Option -h gives help, option -v turns on verbose output, option -n specifies
-the number of attempts; defaults to 3. Options may be terminated with --. The
-remaining arguments are the command to run.
+Option -h gives help, option -v turns on verbose output, option -i specifies an
+optional number of seconds between attempts, and option -n specifies the number
+of attempts; defaults to 3. Options may be terminated with --. The remaining
+arguments are the command to run.
$ try getmails
$ try -v -n3 maybe