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RAISE(3) Library Functions Manual RAISE(3)

raisesend a signal to the current process

#include <signal.h>

raise(int sig);

The () function sends the signal sig to the current process.

Upon successful completion, a value of 0 is returned. Otherwise, a value of -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

The raise() function may fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the library functions getpid(2) and kill(2).

getpid(2), kill(2)

The raise() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (“ANSI C89”).

May 31, 2007 OpenBSD-5.1