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Defined in header <signal.h>
int raise( int sig );

Sends signal sig to the program. The signal handler, specified using signal() is invoked.

If the user-defined signal handling strategy is not set using signal() yet, it is implementation-defined whether the signal will be ignored or default handler will be invoked.

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Parameters

sig - the signal to be sent. It can be an implementation-defined value or one of the following values:
defines signal types
(macro constant) [edit]


Return value

0 upon success, non-zero value on failure.

Example

See also

sets a signal handler for particular signal
(function) [edit]