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rest(3)				Allegro	manual			       rest(3)

NAME
       rest  - Waits a specified number	of milliseconds	or yields CPU. Allegro
       game programming	library.

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<allegro.h>

       void rest(unsigned int time);

DESCRIPTION
       This function waits for the specified number of milliseconds.

       Passing 0 as parameter will not wait, but just yield. This can be  use-
       ful  in	order  to  "play nice" with other processes. Other values will
       cause CPU time to be dropped on most platforms. This will  look	better
       to  users,  and	also  does things like saving battery power and	making
       fans less noisy.

       Note that calling this inside your active game loop is a	bad  idea,  as
       you never know when the OS will give you	the CPU	back, so you could end
       up missing the vertical retrace and skipping frames. On the other hand,
       on  multitasking	 operating  systems it is good form to give up the CPU
       for a while if you will not be using it.

SEE ALSO
       install_timer(3), rest_callback(3), vsync(3), d_yield_proc(3)

Allegro				 version 4.4.2			       rest(3)

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