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TIMER_DELETE

TIMER_DELETE

Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (P) Updated: 2003
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NAME

timer_delete - delete a per-process timer (REALTIME)  

SYNOPSIS

#include <time.h>

int timer_delete(timer_t timerid);
 

DESCRIPTION

The timer_delete() function deletes the specified timer, timerid, previously created by the timer_create() function. If the timer is armed when timer_delete() is called, the behavior shall be as if the timer is automatically disarmed before removal. The disposition of pending signals for the deleted timer is unspecified.  

RETURN VALUE

If successful, the timer_delete() function shall return a value of zero. Otherwise, the function shall return a value of -1 and set errno to indicate the error.  

ERRORS

The timer_delete() function shall fail if:

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

The following sections are informative.  

EXAMPLES

None.  

APPLICATION USAGE

None.  

RATIONALE

None.  

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.  

SEE ALSO

timer_create() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <time.h>  

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications 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 Standard, 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 .


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
EXAMPLES
APPLICATION USAGE
RATIONALE
FUTURE DIRECTIONS
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

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