PSIGNAL(3) BSD Programmer's Manual PSIGNAL(3)
psignal, sys_siglist, sys_signame - system signal messages
#include <signal.h> void psignal(unsigned sig, const char *s); extern char *sys_siglist; extern char *sys_signame;
The psignal() function locates the descriptive message string for the given signal number sig and writes it to the standard error. If the argument s is not NULL it is written to the standard error file descriptor prior to the message string, immediately followed by a colon and a space. If the signal number is not recognized (see sigaction(2) for a list), the string "Unknown signal" is produced. The message strings can be accessed directly using the external array sys_siglist, indexed by recognized signal numbers. The external array sys_signame is used similarly and contains short, upper-case abbrevia- tions for signals which are useful for recognizing signal names in user input. The defined value NSIG contains a count of the strings in sys_siglist and sys_signame.
sigaction(2), perror(3), setlocale(3), strsignal(3)
The psignal() function appeared in 4.2BSD. MirOS BSD #10-current June 4, 1993 1
Generated on 2014-02-10 02:47:05 by $MirOS: src/scripts/roff2htm,v 1.79 2014/02/10 00:36:11 tg Exp $
These manual pages and other documentation are copyrighted by their respective writers;
their source is available at our CVSweb,
AnonCVS, and other mirrors. The rest is Copyright © 2002‒2014 The MirOS Project, Germany.
This product includes material provided by Thorsten Glaser.
This manual page’s HTML representation is supposed to be valid XHTML/1.1; if not, please send a bug report – diffs preferred.