ABORT(3) BSD Library Functions Manual ABORT(3)NAMEabort — 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-can‐
The abort() function causes a report to be generated by Crash Reporter.
If you wish to terminate without generating a crash report, use exit(3)
The abort() function never returns.
SEE ALSOsigaction(2), exit(3)STANDARDS
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.
BSD June 4, 1993 BSD