Preventing a Program from exiting

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    Preventing a Program from exiting

    How would i do this?
    I want a program to lay around waiting to receive signals, I dont want it to use any CPU. How would i accomplish this?

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    You could put the program to sleep with whatever function your implementation supports (sleep(), delay(), etc.)
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    What types of signals? getchar() works pretty well for keyboard input.
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    Thanks, just what i was looking for!

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