RAISE(3)                NetBSD Library Functions Manual               RAISE(3)

NAME
     raise -- send a signal to the current thread

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <signal.h>

     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 speci-
     fied 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 (``SUSv2'').

NetBSD 6.0                        May 9, 2011                       NetBSD 6.0

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