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timer_delete — delete a per-process timer
int timer_delete(timer_t timerid);
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.
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.
The timer_delete() function may fail if:
The following sections are informative.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1‐2008, <time.h>
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) 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.unix.org/online.html .
- The timer ID specified by timerid is not a valid timer ID.
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