RAISE(3) Linux Programmer's Manual RAISE(3)NAME
raise - send a signal to the caller
int raise(int sig);
The 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.
Multithreading (see pthreads(7))
The raise() function is thread-safe.
C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.
Since 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)COLOPHON
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