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KILLPG(3P)                 POSIX Programmer's Manual                KILLPG(3P)



PROLOG
       This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer's Manual.  The Linux implementation of this interface may dif-
       fer (consult the corresponding Linux manual page for details of Linux behavior), or the interface  may  not  be
       implemented on Linux.

NAME
       killpg - send a signal to a process group

SYNOPSIS
       #include <signal.h>

       int killpg(pid_t pgrp, int sig);


DESCRIPTION
       The killpg() function shall send the signal specified by sig to the process group specified by pgrp.

       If  pgrp  is greater than 1, killpg(pgrp, sig) shall be equivalent to kill(-pgrp, sig). If pgrp is less than or
       equal to 1, the behavior of killpg() is undefined.

RETURN VALUE
       Refer to kill().

ERRORS
       Refer to kill().

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       None.

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       None.

SEE ALSO
       getpgid(), getpid(), kill(), raise(), the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <signal.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Stan-
       dard  for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifica-
       tions Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,  Inc  and  The
       Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Stan-
       dard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee  document.  The  original  Standard  can  be
       obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .



IEEE/The Open Group                  2003                           KILLPG(3P)