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NAME

     aio_suspend — suspend until asynchronous I/O operations or timeout complete (REALTIME)

LIBRARY

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

     #include <aio.h>

     int
     aio_suspend(const struct aiocb *const iocbs[], int niocb, const struct timespec *timeout);

DESCRIPTION

     The aio_suspend() system call suspends the calling process until at least one of the
     specified asynchronous I/O requests have completed, a signal is delivered, or the timeout
     has passed.

     The iocbs argument is an array of niocb pointers to asynchronous I/O requests.  Array
     members containing null pointers will be silently ignored.

     If timeout is not a null pointer, it specifies a maximum interval to suspend.  If timeout is
     a null pointer, the suspend blocks indefinitely.  To effect a poll, the timeout should point
     to a zero-value timespec structure.

RETURN VALUES

     If one or more of the specified asynchronous I/O requests have completed, aio_suspend()
     returns 0.  Otherwise it returns -1 and sets errno to indicate the error, as enumerated
     below.

ERRORS

     The aio_suspend() system call will fail if:

     [EAGAIN]           the timeout expired before any I/O requests completed.

     [EINVAL]           The iocbs argument contains more than AIO_LISTIO_MAX asynchronous I/O
                        requests, or at least one of the requests is not valid.

     [EINTR]            the suspend was interrupted by a signal.

SEE ALSO

     aio_cancel(2), aio_error(2), aio_return(2), aio_waitcomplete(2), aio_write(2), aio(4)

STANDARDS

     The aio_suspend() system call is expected to conform to the IEEE Std 1003.1 (“POSIX.1”)
     standard.

HISTORY

     The aio_suspend() system call first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.

AUTHORS

     This manual page was written by Wes Peters <wes@softweyr.com>.