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39.\"
40.Dd June 4, 1993
41.Dt RAISE 3
42.Os
43.Sh NAME
44.Nm raise
45.Nd send a signal to the current process
46.Sh LIBRARY
47.Lb libc
48.Sh SYNOPSIS
49.In signal.h
50.Ft int
51.Fn raise "int sig"
52.Sh DESCRIPTION
53The
54.Fn raise
55function sends the signal
56.Fa sig
57to the current process.
58.Sh RETURN VALUES
59.Rv -std raise
60.Sh ERRORS
61The
62.Fn raise
63function
64may fail and set
65.Va errno
66for any of the errors specified for the
67library functions
68.Xr getpid 2
69and
70.Xr kill 2 .
71.Sh SEE ALSO
72.Xr kill 2
73.Sh STANDARDS
74The
75.Fn raise
76function
77conforms to
78.St -isoC .