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PTHREAD_KILL(3)	       FreeBSD Library Functions Manual	       PTHREAD_KILL(3)

NAME
     pthread_kill -- send a signal to a	specified thread

LIBRARY
     Reentrant C Library (libc_r, -lc_r)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <pthread.h>
     #include <signal.h>

     int
     pthread_kill(pthread_t thread, int	sig);

DESCRIPTION
     The pthread_kill()	function sends a signal, specified by sig, to a
     thread, specified by thread.  If sig is 0,	error checking is performed,
     but no signal is actually sent.

RETURN VALUES
     If	successful, pthread_kill() returns 0.  Otherwise, an error number is
     returned.

ERRORS
     The pthread_kill()	function will fail if:

     [ESRCH]		thread is an invalid thread ID.

     [EINVAL]		sig is an invalid or unsupported signal	number.

SEE ALSO
     kill(2), pthread_self(3), raise(3)

STANDARDS
     The pthread_kill()	function conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1996 (``POSIX.1'')

FreeBSD	9.3			April 27, 2000			   FreeBSD 9.3

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