NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ERRORS | VERSIONS | CONFORMING TO | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

TIMER_DELETE(2)           Linux Programmer's Manual          TIMER_DELETE(2)

NAME         top

       timer_delete - delete a POSIX per-process timer

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <time.h>

       int timer_delete(timer_t timerid);

       Link with -lrt.

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

       timer_delete(): _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 199309L

DESCRIPTION         top

       timer_delete() deletes the timer whose ID is given in timerid.  If
       the timer was armed at the time of this call, it is disarmed before
       being deleted.  The treatment of any pending signal generated by the
       deleted timer is unspecified.

RETURN VALUE         top

       On success, timer_delete() returns 0.  On failure, -1 is returned,
       and errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS         top

       EINVAL timerid is not a valid timer ID.

VERSIONS         top

       This system call is available since Linux 2.6.

CONFORMING TO         top

       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

SEE ALSO         top

       clock_gettime(2), timer_create(2), timer_getoverrun(2),
       timer_settime(2), time(7)

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            2015-08-08                  TIMER_DELETE(2)