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SIGPAUSE(2)                 BSD Programmer's Manual                SIGPAUSE(2)

NAME
     sigpause - atomically release blocked signals and wait for interrupt

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;signal.h>&gt;

     int
     sigpause(int sigmask);

DESCRIPTION
     This interface is made obsolete by sigsuspend(2).

     Sigpause() assigns sigmask to the set of masked signals and then waits
     for a signal to arrive; on return the set of masked signals is restored.
     Sigmask is usually 0 to indicate that no signals are to be blocked.
     Sigpause() always terminates by being interrupted, returning -1 with
     errno set to EINTR

SEE ALSO
     sigsuspend(2),  kill(2),  sigaction(2),  sigprocmask(2),  sigblock(2),
     sigvec(2)

HISTORY
     The sigpause function call appeared in 4.2BSD and has been deprecated.

4th Berkeley Distribution        June 2, 1993                                1