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PAUSE(3) BSD Library Functions Manual PAUSE(3)
pause -- stop until signal
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
Pause is made obsolete by sigsuspend(2) .
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.
Always returns -1.
The pause() function always returns:
[EINTR] The call was interrupted.
kill(2) , select(2) , sigsuspend(2)
A pause() syscall appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.
BSD June 4, 1993 BSD
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