send a signal to a process group
void signal(int pgrp, int signum);
function sends the specified signal
to all processes in the specified process group.
Integer that specifies the process group number.
At task time, pgrp is one of the two equivalent
If you wish to be able to terminate a process group at interrupt
time, store the pgrp ID in a global variable.
Signal number to be sent.
Context and synchronization
1, 2, 2mp, 3, 3mp, 4, 4mp, 5, 5mp, 6, 6mp
SVR5 DDI compatibility
Current DDI versions do not support an equivalent function.
is mostly used for TTY drivers,
which are implemented as STREAMS drivers in DDI,
and so use the
message types to post signals.
Use the DDI
function to send a signal to a process that is blocked with a
call at the time the signal is posted.
19 June 2005
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