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RAISE(3)                   Library Functions Manual                   RAISE(3)

NAME
     raise -- send a signal to the current thread

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

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

     int
     raise(int sig);

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

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
     specified for the library functions _lwp_self(2) and _lwp_kill(2).

SEE ALSO
     kill(2), raise_default_signal(3)

STANDARDS
     The raise() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'') and
     Version 2 of the Single UNIX Specification.

NetBSD 6.1.5                      May 9, 2011                     NetBSD 6.1.5