|[Overview][Types][Classes][Procedures and functions][Variables][Index]||Reference for unit 'process' (#fcl)|
Priority at which the process is running.
Source position: processbody.inc line 155
Priority determines the priority at which the process is running.
|ppHigh||The process runs at higher than normal priority.|
|ppIdle||The process only runs when the system is idle (i.e. has nothing else to do)|
|ppNormal||The process runs at normal priority.|
|ppRealTime||The process runs at real-time priority.|
Note that not all priorities can be set by any user. Usually, only users with administrative rights (the root user on Unix) can set a higher process priority.
On UNIX, the process priority is mapped on Nice values as follows:
type determining the priority of the newly started process.