PAUSE(2) - man page online | system calls
Wait for signal.
PAUSE(2) Linux Programmer's Manual PAUSE(2)
NAMEpause - wait for signal
SYNOPSIS#include <unistd.h> int pause(void);
DESCRIPTIONpause() 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 VALUEpause() 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.
ERRORSEINTR a signal was caught and the signal-catching function returned.
CONFORMING TOPOSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, SVr4, 4.3BSD.
SEE ALSOkill(2), select(2), signal(2), sigsuspend(2)
Linux 2015-08-08 PAUSE(2)
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|This manual||Reference||Other manuals|
|pause(2)||referred by||alarm(2) | pmpause(1) | ptrace(2) | Scrappy(3pm) | sigaction(2) | signal(2) | signal(7) | sigprocmask(2) | sigset(3) | sigsuspend(2) | sigvec(3) | stress-ng(1) | syscalls(2) | wait(2)|
|refer to||kill(2) | select(2) | signal(2) | sigsuspend(2)|