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probe::signal.sys_tgkill - Sending kill signal to a thread group
name Name of the probe point sig_name A string representation of the signal sig The specific kill signal sent to the process tgid The thread group ID of the thread receiving the kill signal pid_name The name of the signal recipient sig_pid The PID of the thread receiving the kill signal
The tgkill call is similar to tkill, except that it also allows the caller to specify the thread group ID of the thread to be signalled. This protects against TID reuse.