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Xref raise_default_signal(3).

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.\"     @(#)raise.3	8.1 (Berkeley) 6/4/93
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.Dd May 9, 2011
.Dt RAISE 3
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm raise
.Nd send a signal to the current thread
.Sh LIBRARY
.Lb libc
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In signal.h
.Ft int
.Fn raise "int sig"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn raise
function sends the signal
.Fa sig
to the current thread.
.Sh RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, a value of 0 is returned.
Otherwise, a value of \-1 is returned and the global variable
.Va errno
is set to indicate the error.
.Sh ERRORS
The
.Fn raise
function
may fail and set
.Va errno
for any of the errors specified for the
library functions
.Xr _lwp_self 2
and
.Xr _lwp_kill 2 .
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr kill 2 ,
.Xr raise_default_signal 3
.Sh STANDARDS
The
.Fn raise
function
conforms to
.St -ansiC
and
.St -susv2 .