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ABORT(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		      ABORT(3)

NAME
     abort -- cause abnormal program termination

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <stdlib.h>

     void
     abort(void);

DESCRIPTION
     The abort() function causes abnormal program termination to occur,	unless
     the signal	SIGABRT	is being caught	and the	signal handler does not	re-
     turn.

     Any open streams are flushed and closed.

IMPLEMENTATION NOTES
     The abort() function is thread-safe.  It is unknown if it is async-can-
     cel-safe.

RETURN VALUES
     The abort() function never	returns.

SEE ALSO
     sigaction(2), exit(3)

STANDARDS
     The abort() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990 ("POSIX.1").	The
     abort() function also conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1999 ("ISO C99") with the
     implementation specific details as	noted above.

BSD				 June 4, 1993				   BSD

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