Name

probe::signal.sys_tgkill — Sending kill signal to a thread group

Synopsis

signal.sys_tgkill 

Values

sig_pid

The PID of the thread receiving the kill signal

pid_name

The name of the signal recipient

sig

The specific kill signal sent to the process

sig_name

A string representation of the signal

task

A task handle to the signal recipient

name

Name of the probe point

tgid

The thread group ID of the thread receiving the kill signal

Description

The tgkill call is similar to tkill, except that it also allows the caller to specify the thread group ID of the thread to be signalled. This protects against TID reuse.