change or return process priority
Changes or returns the process priority.
If priorityincr is omitted, the current priority is returned. If
priorityincr is positive, it is added to the current priority
level, up to a system defined maximum (normally 19).
Negative priorityincr values cumulatively increase the program's priority
down to a system defined minimum (normally -19);
increasing priority with negative niceness values will only work for the
The new priority is returned.
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