|NICE(1)||General Commands Manual||NICE(1)|
niceruns 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:
niceutility exits with one of the following values:
Otherwise, the exit status of
be that of utility.
niceutility is compliant with the IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”) specification.
-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 syntax.
niceutility appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.
|September 29, 2010||OpenBSD-current|