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

NAME
     raise - send a signal to the current process

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

     int
     raise(int sig);

DESCRIPTION
     The raise() function sends the signal sig to the current process.

RETURN VALUES
     Upon successful completion, a value of 0 is returned.  Otherwise, a value
     of -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 ANSI C X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

4.4BSD                           June 4, 1993                                1