abort.3am man page

abort — exit without running END rules

Synopsis

@load "abort"

abort(11)

Description

The abort extension adds a function named abort(), as follows:

abort([exit-val])

This function takes an integer argument and passes that value to the exit(3) C library function.  If the argument is not numeric, it passes zero to exit(3). No matter what, gawk exits.

Example

@load "abort"
...
printf "Goodbye, cruel world!\n"
abort(11)

See Also

exit(3)

Author

Arnold D. Robbins

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Referenced By

assert(3), assert_perror(3), guestfs(3), jemalloc(3), mallopt(3), mcheck(3), pmemobj_tx_begin(3), rawshark(1), signal(7), signal-safety(7), stdio(3), Tcl_Panic(3), tshark(1), wireshark(1).

Jan 08 2018 Free Software Foundation GNU Awk Extension Modules