ABORT(3)                                                 ABORT(3)

     NAME
          abort - generate a fault

     DESCRIPTION
          Abort executes an instruction which is illegal in user mode.
          This causes a signal that normally terminates the process
          with a core dump, which may be used for debugging.

     SEE ALSO
          adb(1), signal(2), exit(2)

     DIAGNOSTICS
          Usually `abort - core dumped' from the shell.