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exit_group(2) System Calls Manual exit_group(2)

NAME

exit_group - exit all threads in a process

LIBRARY

Standard C library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/syscall.h>       /* Definition of SYS_* constants */
#include <unistd.h>
[[noreturn]] void syscall(SYS_exit_group, int status);

Note: glibc provides no wrapper for exit_group(), necessitating the use of syscall(2).

DESCRIPTION

This system call terminates all threads in the calling process's thread group.

RETURN VALUE

This system call does not return.

STANDARDS

Linux.

HISTORY

Linux 2.5.35.

NOTES

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

SEE ALSO

_exit(2)

2023-03-30 Linux man-pages 6.05.01