SCHED_YIELD(2) MidnightBSD System Calls Manual SCHED_YIELD(2)

NAME

sched_yield — yield processor

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, −lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sched.h>

int

sched_yield(void);

DESCRIPTION

The sched_yield() system call forces the running process to relinquish the processor until it again becomes the head of its process list. It takes no arguments.

RETURN VALUES

The sched_yield() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value −1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS

On failure errno will be set to the corresponding value:

[ENOSYS]

The system is not configured to support this functionality.

STANDARDS

The sched_yield() system call conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1b-1993 (‘‘POSIX.1’’).

MidnightBSD 0.3 March 12, 1998 MidnightBSD 0.3