RAISE

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 1995-08-31
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NAME

raise - send a signal to the current process  

SYNOPSIS

#include <signal.h>

int raise(int sig);
 

DESCRIPTION

The raise() function sends a signal to the current process. It is equivalent to

kill(getpid(), sig);
 

RETURN VALUE

0 on success, non-zero for failure.  

CONFORMING TO

C89, C99.  

SEE ALSO

getpid(2), kill(2), signal(2)


 

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