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std::this_thread::sleep_for

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Defined in header <thread>
template< class Rep, class Period >
void sleep_for( std::chrono::duration<Rep,Period> sleep_duration );
(since C++11)

Blocks the execution of the current thread for at least the specified sleep_duration.

A steady clock is used to measure the duration. This function may block for longer than timeout_duration due to scheduling or resource contention delays.

Contents

Parameters

sleep_duration - time duration to sleep

Return value

(none)

Exceptions

noexcept specification:  
noexcept
  

Example

#include <iostream>
#include <chrono>
#include <thread>
 
int main()
{
    std::cout << "Hello waiter" << std::endl;
    std::chrono::milliseconds dura( 2000 );
    std::this_thread::sleep_for( dura );
    std::cout << "Waited 2000 ms\n";
}

Output:

Hello waiter
Waited 2000 ms

See also

Template:cpp/thread/dcl list sleep until