exit_group man page

exit_group — exit all threads in a process

Synopsis

#include <linux/unistd.h>

void exit_group(int status);

Description

This system call is equivalent to exit(2) except that it terminates not only the calling thread, but all threads in the calling process's thread group.

Return Value

This system call does not return.

Versions

This call is present since Linux 2.5.35.

Conforming to

This call is Linux-specific.

Notes

Since glibc 2.3, this is the system call invoked when the exit(2) wrapper function is called.

See Also

exit(2)

Colophon

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Referenced By

_exit(2), prctl(2), ptrace(2), seccomp(2), syscalls(2).

2008-11-27 Linux Linux Programmer's Manual