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ABORT(3)                 BSD Library Functions Manual                 ABORT(3)

NAME
     abort -- cause abnormal program termination

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

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
     return.

     Calling the abort() function results in temporary files being removed.
     Any open streams are flushed and closed.

RETURN VALUES
     The abort function never returns.

SEE ALSO
     sigaction(2), exit(3)

STANDARDS
     The abort() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'').

BSD                             August 11, 2002                            BSD