MirOS Manual: pthread_kill(3)

PTHREAD_KILL(3)            BSD Programmer's Manual             PTHREAD_KILL(3)

NAME

     pthread_kill - send a signal to a specified thread

SYNOPSIS

     #include <pthread.h>
     #include <signal.h>

     int
     pthread_kill(pthread_t thread, int sig);

DESCRIPTION

     The pthread_kill() function sends a signal, specified by sig, to a
     thread, specified by thread. If sig is 0, error checking is performed,
     but no signal is actually sent.

RETURN VALUES

     If successful, pthread_kill() returns 0. Otherwise, an error number is
     returned.

ERRORS

     pthread_kill() will fail if:

     [ESRCH]       thread is an invalid thread ID.

     [EINVAL]      sig is an invalid or unsupported signal number.

SEE ALSO

     kill(2), pthread_self(3), raise(3)

STANDARDS

     pthread_kill() conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1996 ("POSIX")

MirOS BSD #10-current           April 27, 2000                               1

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