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PTHREAD_KILL(3)         NetBSD Library Functions Manual        PTHREAD_KILL(3)


NAME
pthread_kill -- send a signal to a specified thread
LIBRARY
POSIX Threads Library (libpthread, -lpthread)
SYNOPSIS
#include <pthread.h> #include <signal.h> int pthread_kill(pthread_t thread, int sig);
DESCRIPTION
The pthread_kill() function sends a signal, specified by sig, to a thread, specified by thread. The signal will be handled in the context of thread, but the signal action may alter the process as a whole. If sig is 0, error checking is performed, but no signal is actually sent.
RETURN VALUES
If successful, pthread_kill() returns 0. Otherwise, an error number is returned.
ERRORS
pthread_kill() shall fail if: [EINVAL] sig is an invalid or unsupported signal number. [ESRCH] thread is an invalid thread ID.
SEE ALSO
kill(2), sigwait(2), pthread_self(3), raise(3)
STANDARDS
The function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1''). NetBSD 9.99 July 9, 2010 NetBSD 9.99
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