Section: PVM Version 3.4 (3PVM)Updated: 30 August, 1993Local indexUp
pvm_kill - Terminates a specified PVM process.
C int info = pvm_kill( int tid )
Fortran call pvmfkill( tid, info )
Integer task identifier of the PVM process to be killed
Integer status code returned by the routine.
Values less than zero indicate an error.
sends a terminate (SIGTERM) signal
to the PVM process identified by
In the case of multiprocessors the terminate signal is replaced
with a host dependent method for killing a process.
If pvm_kill is successful,
will be 0. If some error occurs then
will be < 0.
pvm_kill is not designed to kill the calling process.
To kill yourself in C call pvm_exit() followed by exit().
To kill yourself in Fortran call pvmfexit followed by stop.
info = pvm_kill( tid );
CALL PVMFKILL( TID, INFO )
These error conditions can be returned by