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RAISE(3)                 BSD Library Functions Manual                 RAISE(3)

NAME
     raise -- send a signal to the current process

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 process.

RETURN VALUES
     The raise() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value -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
     getpid(2) and kill(2).

SEE ALSO
     kill(2)

STANDARDS
     The raise() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (``ISO C90'').

BSD                              June 4, 1993                              BSD

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