PTHREAD_KILL(3) BSD Programmer's Manual PTHREAD_KILL(3)
pthread_kill - send a signal to a specified thread
#include <pthread.h> #include <signal.h> int pthread_kill(pthread_t thread, int sig);
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.
If successful, pthread_kill() returns 0. Otherwise, an error number is returned.
pthread_kill() will fail if: [ESRCH] thread is an invalid thread ID. [EINVAL] sig is an invalid or unsupported signal number.
kill(2), pthread_self(3), raise(3)
pthread_kill() conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1996 ("POSIX") MirOS BSD #10-current April 27, 2000 1
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