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ABORT(III)                   4/10/75                   ABORT(III)



NAME
     abort  -  generate an IOT fault

SYNOPSIS
     abort()

DESCRIPTION
     Abort executes the IOT instruction.  This is usually consid-
     ered a program fault by the system and results  in  termina-
     tion  with a core dump.  It is used to generate a core image
     for debugging.

SEE ALSO
     db(I), cdb(I), signal(II)

DIAGNOSTICS
     usually ``IOT trap -- core dumped'' from the Shell.

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