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RAISE(3)                NetBSD Library Functions Manual               RAISE(3)


NAME
raise -- send a signal to the current thread
LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
SYNOPSIS
#include <signal.h> int raise(int sig);
DESCRIPTION
The raise() function sends the signal sig to the current thread.
RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, a value of 0 is returned. Otherwise, a value of -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.
ERRORS
The raise() function may fail and set errno for any of the errors speci- fied for the library functions _lwp_self(2) and _lwp_kill(2).
SEE ALSO
kill(2)
STANDARDS
The raise() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'') and Version 2 of the Single UNIX Specification (``SUSv2''). NetBSD 5.0 January 29, 2009 NetBSD 5.0
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