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SIGPAUSE(3)               OpenBSD Programmer's Manual              SIGPAUSE(3)

     sigpause - atomically release blocked signals and wait for interrupt

     #include <signal.h>

     sigpause(int sigmask);

     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

     kill(2),  sigaction(2),  sigprocmask(2),  sigsuspend(2),  sigblock(3),

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

OpenBSD 2.6                     March 10, 1991                               1

Source: OpenBSD 2.6 man pages. Copyright: Portions are copyrighted by BERKELEY
SOFTWARE DESIGN, INC., The Regents of the University of California, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Free Software Foundation, FreeBSD Inc., and others.

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