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

NAME
     abort - cause abnormal program termination

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;stdlib.h>&gt;

     void
     abort(void);

DESCRIPTION
     The abort() function causes abnormal program termination to occur, unless
     the signal SIGABRT is being caught and the signal handler does not re-
     turn.

     No open streams are closed or flushed.

RETURN VALUES
     The abort function never returns.

SEE ALSO
     sigaction(2),  exit(2)

STANDARDS
     The abort() function conforms to ANSI C X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

4.4BSD                           June 4, 1993                                1