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RAISE(3)	      DragonFly 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''). DragonFly 3.7 June 4, 1993 DragonFly 3.7