PAUSE

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO

NAME

pause − wait for signal

SYNOPSIS

#include <unistd.h>

int pause(void);

DESCRIPTION

The pause library function causes the invoking process (or thread) to sleep until a signal is received that either terminates it or causes it to call a signal-catching function.

RETURN VALUE

The pause function only returns when a signal was caught and the signal-catching function returned. In this case pause returns −1, and errno is set to EINTR.

ERRORS

EINTR

a signal was caught and the signal-catching function returned.

CONFORMING TO

SVr4, SVID, POSIX, X/OPEN, BSD 4.3

SEE ALSO

kill(2), select(2), signal(2)






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