probe::signal.sys_tkill.3stap - Man Page

Sending a kill signal to a thread

Synopsis

signal.sys_tkill

Values

pid_name

The name of the signal recipient

sig_name

A string representation of the signal

sig_pid

The PID of the process receiving the kill signal

task

A task handle to the signal recipient

sig

The specific signal sent to the process

name

Name of the probe point

Description

The tkill call is analogous to kill(2), except that it also allows a process within a specific thread group to be targeted. Such processes are targeted through their unique thread IDs (TID).

See Also0

tapset::signal(3stap)

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