Manual browser: pause(3)
|PAUSE(3)||Library Functions Manual||PAUSE(3)|
NAMEpause — stop until signal
LIBRARYStandard C Library (libc, -lc)
The pause() function forces a process to pause until a signal is received from either the kill(2) function or an interval timer. (See setitimer(2).) Upon termination of a signal handler started during a pause(), the pause() call will return.
RETURN VALUESAlways returns -1.
ERRORSThe pause() function always returns:
- The call was interrupted.
STANDARDSThe pause() function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-1990 (“POSIX.1”).
HISTORYA pause() syscall appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.
|June 4, 1993||NetBSD 7.0|