|| POSIX Programmer's Manual
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NAME timer_delete - delete a per-process timer (
timer_delete() function deletes the specified timer,
timerid, previously created by the
timer_create() function. If the timer is armed when
timer_delete() is called, the behavior shall be as if the timer is automatically disarmed before removal. The disposition of pending signals for the deleted timer is unspecified.
RETURN VALUE If successful, the
timer_delete() function shall return a value of zero. Otherwise, the function shall return a value of -1 and set
errno to indicate the error.
() function shall fail if:
The timer ID specified by
timerid is not a valid timer ID.
The following sections are informative.
APPLICATION USAGE None.
FUTURE DIRECTIONS None.
timer_create(), the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001,
COPYRIGHT Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .