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|man pages section 3: Basic Library Functions Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library|
- send a signal to the executing thread
#include <signal.h> int raise(int sig);
The raise() function sends the signal sig to the executing thread. If a signal handler is called, the raise function does not return until after the signal handler returns.
The effect of the raise function is equivalent to calling:
Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. Otherwise, -1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: