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RAISE(3)			   BSD Library Functions Manual 			 RAISE(3)

NAME
     raise -- send a signal to the current thread

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <signal.h>

     int
     raise(int sig);

DESCRIPTION
     The raise() function sends the signal sig to the current thread.

RETURN VALUES
     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
     The raise() function may fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the library
     functions _lwp_self(2) and _lwp_kill(2).

SEE ALSO
     kill(2), raise_default_signal(3)

STANDARDS
     The raise() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'') and Version 2 of the Single
     UNIX Specification (``SUSv2'').

BSD					   May 9, 2011					      BSD
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