_exit()

terminate a process 

Function


SYNOPSIS

#include <unistd.h>

void _exit(int status);


DESCRIPTION

The _exit() function terminates a process. If a process terminates for any reason, this function performs the following actions.


PARAMETERS

status 

Represents the termination status.


RETURN VALUES

Never returns.


CONFORMANCE

POSIX.1 (1996).


MULTITHREAD SAFETY LEVEL

Async-signal-safe.


PORTING ISSUES

None.


AVAILABILITY

PTC MKS Toolkit for Professional Developers
PTC MKS Toolkit for Professional Developers 64-Bit Edition
PTC MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers
PTC MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers 64-Bit Edition


SEE ALSO

Functions:
close(), sigaction(), wait()


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