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PAUSE(3) Library Functions Manual PAUSE(3) NAME pause - stop until signal LIBRARY Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS #include <unistd.h> int pause(void); DESCRIPTION Pause is made obsolete by sigsuspend(2). The pause() function forces a process to pause until a signal is received from either the kill(2) function or an interval timer. (See setitimer(2).) Upon termination of a signal handler started during a pause(), the pause() call will return. RETURN VALUES Always returns -1. ERRORS The pause() function always returns: [EINTR] The call was interrupted. SEE ALSO kill(2), poll(2), select(2), setitimer(2), sigsuspend(2) STANDARDS The pause() function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-1990 ("POSIX.1"). HISTORY A pause() syscall appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX. NetBSD 8.0 June 4, 1993 NetBSD 8.0