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NAME

pthread_kill - send a signal to a specified thread

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
Errors
See Also
Standards

LIBRARY


.Lb libc_r
.Lb libpthread
.Lb libthr

SYNOPSIS


.In pthread.h
.In 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. 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

The pthread_kill function will fail if:
[ESRCH]
thread is an invalid thread ID.
[EINVAL]
sig is an invalid or unsupported signal number.

SEE ALSO

kill(2), pthread_self(3), raise(3)

STANDARDS


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