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SIGSUSPEND(2)							System Calls Manual						     SIGSUSPEND(2)

sigsuspend - suspend until signalled SYNOPSIS
#include <signal.h> int sigsuspend(const sigset_t *set) DESCRIPTION
Sigsuspend() installs the signal mask referenced by set and suspends the process until signalled. The signal is handled, the signal mask is restored to the value it had before the sigsuspend() call and call returns. SEE ALSO
pause(2), sigaction(2), sigpending(2), sigprocmask(2), sigset(3). DIAGNOSTICS
Sigsuspend() never returns normally, so it always returns -1. The error code is either EINTR indicating that a signal has arrived, or EFAULT for a bad set address. AUTHOR
Kees J. Bot ( SIGSUSPEND(2)

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SIGSUSPEND(2)						      BSD System Calls Manual						     SIGSUSPEND(2)

sigsuspend -- atomically release blocked signals and wait for interrupt SYNOPSIS
#include <signal.h> int sigsuspend(const sigset_t *sigmask); DESCRIPTION
Sigsuspend() temporarily changes the blocked signal mask to the set to which sigmask points, and then waits for a signal to arrive; on return the previous set of masked signals is restored. The signal mask set is usually empty to indicate that all signals are to be unblocked for the duration of the call. In normal usage, a signal is blocked using sigprocmask(2) to begin a critical section, variables modified on the occurrence of the signal are examined to determine that there is no work to be done, and the process pauses awaiting work by using sigsuspend() with the previous mask returned by sigprocmask. RETURN VALUES
The sigsuspend() function always terminates by being interrupted, returning -1 with errno set to EINTR. SEE ALSO
sigaction(2), sigprocmask(2), sigsetops(3) STANDARDS
The sigsuspend function call conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-1988 (``POSIX.1''). BSD
June 4, 1993 BSD
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