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PSIGNAL

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2008-08-21
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NAME

psignal - print signal message  

SYNOPSIS

#include <signal.h>

void psignal(int sig, const char *s);

extern const char *const sys_siglist[];

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

psignal(): _SVID_SOURCE || _BSD_SOURCE
sys_siglist: _BSD_SOURCE  

DESCRIPTION

The psignal() function displays a message on stderr consisting of the string s, a colon, a space, and a string describing the signal number sig. If sig is invalid, the message displayed will indicate an unknown signal.

The array sys_siglist holds the signal description strings indexed by signal number.  

RETURN VALUE

The psignal() function returns no value.  

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2008, 4.3BSD.  

SEE ALSO

perror(3), strsignal(3)  

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.21 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
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SEE ALSO
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