TIMER_DELETE(2) BSD System Calls Manual TIMER_DELETE(2)NAMEtimer_delete — delete a per-process timer (REALTIME)
POSIX Real-time Library (librt, -lrt)
The timer_delete() system call deletes the specified timer, timerid, pre‐
viously created by the timer_create(2) system call. If the timer is
armed when timer_delete() is called, the behavior is as if the timer is
automatically disarmed before removal. Pending signals for the deleted
timer are cleared.
Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the
value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the
The timer_delete() system call will fail if:
[EINVAL] The timer ID specified by timerid is not a valid timer
The timer_delete() system call conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2004
Support for POSIX per-process timer first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
BSD September 11, 2000 BSD