Name

probe::signal.sys_tkill — Sending a kill signal to a thread

Synopsis

signal.sys_tkill 

Values

sig

The specific signal sent to the process

task

A task handle to the signal recipient

sig_name

A string representation of the signal

name

Name of the probe point

sig_pid

The PID of the process receiving the kill signal

pid_name

The name of the signal recipient

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).