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sched_yield(2) [freebsd man page]

SCHED_YIELD(2)						      BSD System Calls Manual						    SCHED_YIELD(2)

NAME
sched_yield -- yield processor LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <sched.h> int sched_yield(void); DESCRIPTION
The sched_yield() system call forces the running process to relinquish the processor until it again becomes the head of its process list. It takes no arguments. RETURN VALUES
The sched_yield() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
On failure errno will be set to the corresponding value: [ENOSYS] The system is not configured to support this functionality. STANDARDS
The sched_yield() system call conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1b-1993 (``POSIX.1''). BSD
March 12, 1998 BSD

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SCHED_YIELD(P)						     POSIX Programmer's Manual						    SCHED_YIELD(P)

NAME
sched_yield - yield the processor SYNOPSIS
#include <sched.h> int sched_yield(void); DESCRIPTION
The sched_yield() function shall force the running thread to relinquish the processor until it again becomes the head of its thread list. It takes no arguments. RETURN VALUE
The sched_yield() function shall return 0 if it completes successfully; otherwise, it shall return a value of -1 and set errno to indicate the error. ERRORS
No errors are defined. The following sections are informative. EXAMPLES
None. APPLICATION USAGE
None. RATIONALE
None. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
None. SEE ALSO
The Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <sched.h> COPYRIGHT
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technol- ogy -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html . IEEE
/The Open Group 2003 SCHED_YIELD(P)

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