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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 invocation of a signal-catching function.

RETURN VALUE
       pause() only returns 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 3.22 of the Linux man-pages project.  A description of the project, and informa-
       tion about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



Linux                             2008-10-06                          PAUSE(2)