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PAUSE(2)			    Linux Programmer's Manual				 PAUSE(2)

NAME
       pause - wait for signal

SYNOPSIS
       #include <unistd.h>

       int pause(void);

DESCRIPTION
       pause()	causes	the calling process (or thread) to sleep until a signal is delivered that
       either terminates the process or causes the invocation of a signal-catching function.

RETURN VALUE
       pause() returns only 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, 4.3BSD, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO
       kill(2), select(2), signal(2), sigsuspend(2)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 3.53 of the Linux man-pages project.  A description of the
       project,    and	  information	 about	  reporting    bugs,	can    be    found     at
       http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Linux					    2008-10-06					 PAUSE(2)
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