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29.Dd July 5, 2002
30.Dt THREAD_EXIT 9
31.Os
32.Sh NAME
33.Nm thread_exit
34.Nd abandon current thread context
35.Sh SYNOPSIS
36.In sys/param.h
37.In sys/proc.h
38.Ft void
39.Fn thread_exit "void"
40.Sh DESCRIPTION
41The
42.Fn thread_exit
43function implements the machine independent prelude to a thread
44shutdown.
45It will not return, and will result in a call to
46.Xr mi_switch 9
47to schedule some other thread.
48.Pp
49.Fn thread_exit
50arranges to free all the resources of the thread, specifically the kernel
51stack.
52.Pp
53To protect the
54.Xr runqueue 9 ,
55.Fn thread_exit
56must be called with the
57.Va sched_lock
58mutex held.
59.Sh SEE ALSO
60.Xr mi_switch 9 ,
61.Xr mutex 9 ,
62.Xr runqueue 9 ,
63.Xr sleep 9