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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.

     Calling the abort() function results in temporary files being removed.
     Any open streams are flushed and closed.

RETURN VALUES
     The abort function	never returns.

SEE ALSO
     sigaction(2), exit(3)

STANDARDS
     The abort() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 ("ANSI C89").

BSD				August 11, 2002				   BSD

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