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TIMER_DELETE(2) System Calls Manual TIMER_DELETE(2)

NAME

timer_delete
delete a per-process timer (REALTIME)

LIBRARY

POSIX Real-time Library (librt, -lrt)

SYNOPSIS

#include <time.h>

int
timer_delete(timer_t timerid);

DESCRIPTION

The timer_delete() system call deletes the specified timer, timerid, previously created by the timer_create(2) system call. If the timer is armed when timer_delete() is called, the behavior is as if the timer is automatically disarmed before removal. Pending signals for the deleted timer are cleared.

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS

The timer_delete() system call will fail if:
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The timer ID specified by timerid is not a valid timer ID.

SEE ALSO

timer_create(2)

STANDARDS

The timer_delete() system call conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2004 (“POSIX.1”).

HISTORY

Support for POSIX per-process timer first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
September 11, 2000 Linux 4.19.0-6-amd64