|RAISE(3)||Linux Programmer's Manual||RAISE(3)|
NAMEraise - send a signal to the caller
int raise(int sig );
DESCRIPTIONThe raise() function sends a signal to the calling process or thread. In a single-threaded program it is equivalent to
In a multithreaded program it is equivalent to
If the signal causes a handler to be called, raise() will return only after the signal handler has returned.
RETURN VALUEraise() returns 0 on success, and nonzero for failure.
CONFORMING TOC89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.
NOTESSince version 2.3.3, glibc implements raise() by calling tgkill(2), if the kernel supports that system call. Older glibc versions implemented raise() using kill(2).
SEE ALSOgetpid(2), kill(2), sigaction(2), signal(2), pthread_kill(3), signal(7)
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