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raise(3)                 BSD Library Functions Manual                 raise(3)


NAME

     raise -- send a signal to the current process


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 process.


RETURN VALUES

     The raise() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the
     value -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 speci-
     fied for the library functions getpid(2) and kill(2).


SEE ALSO

     kill(2)


STANDARDS

     The raise() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (``ISO C90'').

BSD                              June 4, 1993                              BSD

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