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syscall(2)							    syscall(2)

Name
       syscall - indirect system call

Syntax
       syscall(number, args, ...)

Description
       The system call performs	the system call	whose assembly language	inter-
       face has	the specified number, and further arguments args.   There  may
       be no arguments.

       The return value	of the system call is returned.

Diagnostics
       If an error occurs, returns -1 and sets the external variable errno.

See Also
       errno(2)

				     RISC			    syscall(2)

Name | Syntax | Description | Diagnostics | See Also

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