Daylight v4.9
Release Date: 1 February 2008


dt_abort - abort a server background task

Generic Prototype

dt_abort(dt_Handle) => dt_Boolean

C Prototype

#include "dt_thor.h"

dt_Boolean dt_abort(dt_Handle server)

FORTRAN Prototype

include ''

logical dt_f_abort(server)

integer*4 server


Aborts the current server task. A server can only have one task in progress for a given client, so starting a second task (search or sort) also has the effect of aborting the current task. Currently only applies to Merlin servers.

Return Value

Returns the success (TRUE) or failure (FALSE) of the operation.

Related Topics

dt_continue(3) dt_done_when(3) dt_mer_numsearch(3) dt_mer_similarselect(3) dt_mer_sort(3) dt_mer_strsearch(3) dt_mer_subselect(3) dt_mer_subselect2name(3) dt_mer_superselect(3)