TIMER_DELETE(2) MidnightBSD System Calls Manual TIMER_DELETE(2)

NAME

timer_delete — delete a per-process timer (REALTIME)

LIBRARY

POSIX Real-time Library (librt, −lrt)

SYNOPSIS

#include <time.h>

int

timer_delete(timer_t timerid);

DESCRIPTION

The timer_delete() system call deletes the specified timer, timerid, previously created by the timer_create(2) system call. If the timer is armed when timer_delete() is called, the behavior is as if the timer is automatically disarmed before removal. Pending signals for the deleted timer are cleared.

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the value −1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS

The timer_delete() system call will fail if:

[EINVAL]

The timer ID specified by timerid is not a valid timer ID.

SEE ALSO

timer_create(2)

STANDARDS

The timer_delete() system call conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2004 (‘‘POSIX.1’’)

HISTORY

Support for POSIX per-process timer first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.

MidnightBSD 0.3 September 11, 2000 MidnightBSD 0.3