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PSIGNAL(3)                 Linux Programmer's Manual                PSIGNAL(3)



NAME
       psignal - print signal message

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;signal.h>&gt;

       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
       4.3BSD.

SEE ALSO
       perror(3), strsignal(3)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 3.05 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/.



GNU                               2007-07-26                        PSIGNAL(3)