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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for yield (opensolaris section 2)

yield(2)							   System Calls 							  yield(2)

NAME
yield - yield execution to another lightweight process
SYNOPSIS
#include <unistd.h> void yield(void);
DESCRIPTION
The yield() function causes the current lightweight process to yield its execution in favor of another lightweight process with the same or greater priority.
SEE ALSO
thr_yield(3C) SunOS 5.11 20 Jul 1993 yield(2)