abort -- cause abnormal program termination
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
The abort() function causes abnormal program termination to occur, unless
the signal SIGABRT is being caught and the signal handler does not
Any open streams are flushed and closed.
The abort() function is thread-safe. It is unknown if it is async-cancel-safe.
The abort() function never returns.
The abort() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990 (``POSIX.1''). The
abort() function also conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (``ISO C99'') with
the implementation specific details as noted above.
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