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disable

Syntax

 
#include <dos.h>

int disable(void);

Description

This function disables interrupts.

See section enable.

Return Value

Returns nonzero if the interrupts had been enabled before this call, zero if they were already disabled.

Portability

ANSI/ISO C No
POSIX No

Example

 
int ints_were_enabled;

ints_were_enabled = disable();
. . . do some stuff . . .
if (ints_were_enabled)
  enable();


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