|NICE(1)||General Commands Manual||NICE(1)|
nice — execute a
utility with an altered scheduling priority
nice runs utility at
an altered scheduling priority. If an increment is
given, it is used; otherwise an increment of 10 is assumed. The superuser
can run utilities with priorities higher than normal by using a negative
increment. The priority can be adjusted over a range
of -20 (the highest) to 20 (the lowest).
The options are as follows:
nice utility exits with one of the
Otherwise, the exit status of
be that of utility.
nice utility is compliant with the
IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”)
-increment option has been
deprecated but is still supported in this implementation.
nice also exists as a built-in to
csh(1), though with a different
nice utility appeared in
Version 6 AT&T UNIX.
|September 29, 2010||OpenBSD-5.9|