timer_delete (3p)

PROLOG

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NAME

timer_delete — delete a per-process timer

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 may 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 POSIX.1‐2008, <time.h>

Information

Source
POSIX
OS/version
IEEE/The Open Group
Source updated
January 1, 2013
Page created
March 3, 2018
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March 4, 2018