Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (3P)
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--- delete a per-process timer
int timer_delete(timer_t timerid);
function deletes the specified timer,
previously created by the
function. If the timer is armed when
is called, the behavior shall be as if the timer is automatically
disarmed before removal. The disposition of pending signals for the
deleted timer is unspecified.
If successful, the
function shall return a value of zero. Otherwise, the function shall
return a value of -1 and set
to indicate the error.
function may fail if:
The timer ID specified by
is not a valid timer ID.
The following sections are informative.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008,
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