06983f1996-09-22Fredrik Hübinette (Hubbe) NAME ualarm - set an alarm clock for delivery of a signal SYNTAX int ualarm(int useconds); DESCRIPTION ualarm arranges for a SIGALRM signal to be delivered to the process in useconds micro seconds. If useconds is zero, no new alarm is scheduled. In any event any previously set alarm is cancelled. RETURN VALUE ualarm returns the number of microseconds seconds remaining until any previously scheduled alarm was due to be delivered, or zero if there was no previously scheduled alarm. SEE ALSO signal