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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  invoca-
       tion 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 3.74 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
       description of the project, information about reporting bugs,  and  the
       latest	  version     of     this    page,    can    be	   found    at
       http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

Linux				  2008-10-06			      PAUSE(2)

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