probe::signal.sys_tkill


Name

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

Synopsis

signal.sys_tkill 

Values

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