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KILLPG(2)										KILLPG(2)

NAME
       killpg - send signal to a process group

SYNOPSIS
       killpg(pgrp, sig)
       int pgrp, sig;

DESCRIPTION
       Killpg  sends  the signal sig to the process group pgrp.  See sigvec(2) for a list of sig-
       nals.

       The sending process and members of the process group must have the same effective user ID,
       or  the	sender must be the super-user.	As a single special case the continue signal SIG-
       CONT may be sent to any process that is a descendant of the current process.

RETURN VALUE
       Upon successful completion, a value of 0  is  returned.	 Otherwise,  a	value  of  -1  is
       returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS
       Killpg will fail and no signal will be sent if any of the following occur:

       [EINVAL]       Sig is not a valid signal number.

       [ESRCH]	      No process can be found in the process group specified by pgrp.

       [ESRCH]	      The  process  group  was given as 0 but the sending process does not have a
		      process group.

       [EPERM]	      The sending process is not the super-user and one or  more  of  the  target
		      processes  has  an  effective  user  ID  different from that of the sending
		      process.

SEE ALSO
       kill(2), getpgrp(2), sigvec(2)

4th Berkeley Distribution		   May 14, 1986 				KILLPG(2)
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