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timer_delete(3rt) [sunos man page]

timer_delete(3RT)					    Realtime Library Functions						 timer_delete(3RT)

timer_delete - delete a timer SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lrt [ library... ] #include <time.h> int timer_delete(timer_t timerid); DESCRIPTION
The timer_delete() function deletes the specified timer, timerid, previously created by the timer_create(3RT) function. If the timer is armed when timer_delete() is called, the behavior will be as if the timer is automatically disarmed before removal. The disposition of pending signals for the deleted timer is unspecified. RETURN VALUES
If successful, the function returns 0. Otherwise, the function returns -1 and sets errno to indicate the error. ERRORS
The timer_delete() function will fail if: EINVAL The timer ID specified by timerid is not a valid timer ID. ENOSYS The timer_delete() function is not supported by the system. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe with exceptions | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
timer_create(3RT), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.10 28 Jun 2002 timer_delete(3RT)

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TIMER_DELETE(2) 					     Linux Programmer's Manual						   TIMER_DELETE(2)

timer_delete - delete a POSIX per-process timer SYNOPSIS
#include <time.h> int timer_delete(timer_t timerid); Link with -lrt. Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): timer_delete(): _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 199309L DESCRIPTION
timer_delete() deletes the timer whose ID is given in timerid. If the timer was armed at the time of this call, it is disarmed before being deleted. The treatment of any pending signal generated by the deleted timer is unspecified. RETURN VALUE
On success, timer_delete() returns 0. On failure, -1 is returned, and errno is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
EINVAL timerid is not a valid timer ID. VERSIONS
This system call is available since Linux 2.6. CONFORMING TO
clock_gettime(2), timer_create(2), timer_getoverrun(2), timer_settime(2), time(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 Linux 2009-02-20 TIMER_DELETE(2)

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