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ABORT(3)                   Library Functions Manual                   ABORT(3)



NAME
       abort - generate IOT fault

DESCRIPTION
       Abort  executes  the  PDP11 IOT instruction.  This causes a signal that
       normally terminates the process with a core dump, which may be used for
       debugging.

SEE ALSO
       adb(1), signal(2), exit(2)

DIAGNOSTICS
       Usually `IOT trap - core dumped' from the shell.



                                                                      ABORT(3)