probe::signal.sys_tkill


Name

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

Synopsis

signal.sys_tkill

Values

name
Name of the probe point
sig_name
A string representation of the signal
sig
The specific signal sent to the process
pid_name
The name of the signal recipient
sig_pid
The PID of the process receiving the kill signal

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).