man pages section 3: Basic Library Functions

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Updated: July 2014
 
 

timer_delete(3C)

Name

timer_delete - delete a timer

Synopsis

#include <time.h>

int timer_delete(timer_t timerid);

Description

The timer_delete() function deletes the specified timer, timerid, previously created by the timer_create(3C) function. If the timer is armed when timer_delete() is called, the behavior will be as if the timer is automatically disarmed before removal. The disposition of pending signals for the deleted timer is unspecified.

Return Values

If successful, the function returns 0. Otherwise, the function returns −1 and sets errno to indicate the error.

Errors

The timer_delete() function will fail if:

EINVAL

The timer ID specified by timerid is not a valid timer ID.

ENOSYS

The timer_delete() function is not supported by the system.

Attributes

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
MT-Safe with exceptions
Standard

See Also

timer_create(3C), attributes(5) , standards(5)