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



NAME
       raise(3,n) - send(2,n) a signal(2,7) to the current process

SYNOPSIS
       #include <signal.h>

       int raise(3,n)(int sig);

DESCRIPTION
       The  raise(3,n)()  function  sends  a  signal(2,7) to the current process.  It is
       equivalent to

              kill(1,2,1 builtins)(getpid(), sig);

RETURN VALUE
       0 on success, nonzero for failure.

CONFORMING TO
       ANSI-C

SEE ALSO
       getpid(2), kill(1,2,1 builtins)(2), signal(2,7)(2)



GNU                               1995-08-31                          RAISE(3)

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