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PTHREAD_KILL(2)             BSD System Calls Manual            PTHREAD_KILL(2)

NAME
     pthread_kill -- send a signal to a specified thread

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;pthread.h>&gt;
     #include <&lt;signal.h>&gt;

     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.1'')


BSD                              Feb 05, 2002                              BSD