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RAISE(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual							  RAISE(3)

NAME
raise - send a signal to the caller SYNOPSIS
#include <signal.h> int raise(int sig); DESCRIPTION
The raise() function sends a signal to the calling process or thread. In a single-threaded program it is equivalent to kill(getpid(), sig); In a multithreaded program it is equivalent to pthread_kill(pthread_self(), sig); If the signal causes a handler to be called, raise() will return only after the signal handler has returned. RETURN VALUE
raise() returns 0 on success, and nonzero for failure. CONFORMING TO
C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001. NOTES
Since version 2.3.3, glibc implements raise() by calling tgkill(2), if the kernel supports that system call. Older glibc versions imple- mented raise() using kill(2). SEE ALSO
getpid(2), kill(2), sigaction(2), signal(2), pthread_kill(3), signal(7) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.53 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. GNU
2012-04-20 RAISE(3)

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raise(3C)						   Standard C Library Functions 						 raise(3C)

NAME
raise - send a signal to the executing thread SYNOPSIS
#include <signal.h> int raise(int sig); DESCRIPTION
The raise() function sends the signal sig to the executing thread. If a signal handler is called, the raise function does not return until after the signal handler returns. The effect of the raise function is equivalent to calling: pthread_kill(pthread_self(), sig); See the pthread_kill(3C) manual page for a detailed list of failure conditions and the signal.h(3HEAD) manual page for a list of signals. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. Otherwise, -1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
pthread_kill(3C), pthread_self(3C), signal.h(3HEAD), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 23 Mar 2005 raise(3C)
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