svn commit: r233002 - head/lib/libc/sys

Ed Schouten ed at
Thu Mar 15 11:49:26 UTC 2012

Author: ed
Date: Thu Mar 15 11:49:26 2012
New Revision: 233002

  Remove impossible error condition from the man page.
  On FreeBSD, all processes have a process group, so it is impossible for
  kill(2) to fail this way.  POSIX also doesn't mention this error
  Discussed on:	arch@
  MFC after:	3 weeks


Modified: head/lib/libc/sys/kill.2
--- head/lib/libc/sys/kill.2	Thu Mar 15 11:06:37 2012	(r233001)
+++ head/lib/libc/sys/kill.2	Thu Mar 15 11:49:26 2012	(r233002)
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@
 .\"     @(#)kill.2	8.3 (Berkeley) 4/19/94
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd March 10, 2012
+.Dd March 15, 2012
 .Dt KILL 2
@@ -123,9 +123,6 @@ is not a valid signal number.
 .It Bq Er ESRCH
 No process can be found corresponding to that specified by
 .Fa pid .
-.It Bq Er ESRCH
-The process id was given as 0
-but the sending process does not have a process group.
 .It Bq Er EPERM
 The sending process is not the super-user and its effective
 user id does not match the effective user-id of the receiving process.

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