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signal(7) [netbsd man page]

SIGNAL(7)					       BSD Miscellaneous Information Manual						 SIGNAL(7)

signal -- signal facilities DESCRIPTION
The <signal.h> header file defines the following signals: Value Name Default Action Description 1 SIGHUP terminate process terminal line hangup 2 SIGINT terminate process interrupt program 3 SIGQUIT create core image quit program 4 SIGILL create core image illegal instruction 5 SIGTRAP create core image trace trap 6 SIGABRT create core image abort(3) call (formerly SIGIOT) 7 SIGEMT create core image emulate instruction executed 8 SIGFPE create core image floating-point exception 9 SIGKILL terminate process kill program (cannot be caught or ignored) 10 SIGBUS create core image bus error 11 SIGSEGV create core image segmentation violation 12 SIGSYS create core image invalid system call argument 13 SIGPIPE terminate process write to a pipe with no reader 14 SIGALRM terminate process real-time timer expired 15 SIGTERM terminate process software termination signal 16 SIGURG discard signal urgent condition present on socket 17 SIGSTOP stop process stop (cannot be caught or ignored) 18 SIGTSTP stop process stop signal generated from keyboard 19 SIGCONT discard signal continue after stop (even if blocked or ignored) 20 SIGCHLD discard signal child status has changed 21 SIGTTIN stop process background read attempted from control terminal 22 SIGTTOU stop process background write attempted to control terminal 23 SIGIO discard signal I/O is possible on a descriptor (see fcntl(2)) 24 SIGXCPU terminate process CPU time limit exceeded (see setrlimit(2)) 25 SIGXFSZ terminate process file size limit exceeded (see setrlimit(2)) 26 SIGVTALRM terminate process virtual time alarm (see setitimer(2)) 27 SIGPROF terminate process profiling timer alarm (see setitimer(2)) 28 SIGWINCH discard signal window size change 29 SIGINFO discard signal status request from keyboard 30 SIGUSR1 terminate process user-defined signal 1 31 SIGUSR2 terminate process user-defined signal 2 32 SIGPWR discard signal power failure/restart A function that is async-signal-safe is either reentrant or non-interruptible by signals. This means that they can be used in signal han- dlers and in the child of threaded programs after doing fork(2). The following functions are async-signal-safe. Any function not listed below is unsafe to use in signal handlers. _Exit(2), _exit(2), abort(3), accept(2), access(2), alarm(3), bind(2), cfgetispeed(3), cfgetospeed(3), cfsetispeed(3), cfsetospeed(3), chdir(2), chmod(2), chown(2), clock_gettime(2), close(2), connect(2), creat(3), dup(2), dup2(2), execle(3), execve(2), fchmod(2), fchown(2), fcntl(2), fdatasync(2), fork(2), fpathconf(2), fstat(2), fsync(2), ftruncate(2), getegid(2), geteuid(2), getgid(2), getgroups(2), getpeername(2), getpgrp(2), getpid(2), getppid(2), getsockname(2), getsockopt(2), getuid(2), kill(2), link(2), listen(2), lseek(2), lstat(2), mkdir(2), mkfifo(2), open(2), pathconf(2), pause(3), pipe(2), poll(2), raise(3), read(2), readlink(2), recv(2), recvfrom(2), recvmsg(2), rename(2), rmdir(2), select(2), sem_post(3), send(2), sendmsg(2), sendto(2), setgid(2), setpgid(2), setsid(2), setsockopt(2), setuid(2), shutdown(2), sigaction(2), sigaddset(3), sigdelset(3), sigemptyset(3), sigfillset(3), sigismember(3), sleep(3), signal(3), sigpause(3), sigpending(2), sigprocmask(2), sigset(3), sigsuspend(2), sockatmark(3), socket(2), socketpair(2), stat(2), symlink(2), sysconf(3), tcdrain(3), tcflow(3), tcflush(3), tcgetattr(3), tcgetpgrp(3), tcsendbreak(3), tcsetattr(3), tcsetpgrp(3), time(3), timer_getoverrun(2), timer_gettime(2), timer_settime(2), times(3), umask(2), uname(3), unlink(2), utime(3), wait(2), waitpid(2), write(2). SEE ALSO
kill(1), kill(2), ptrace(2), sigaction(2), sigaltstack(2), sigprocmask(2), sigstack(2), sigsuspend(2), fpgetmask(3), fpsetmask(3), setjmp(3), sigblock(3), siginterrupt(3), signal(3), sigpause(3), sigsetmask(3), sigsetops(3), tty(4) STANDARDS
These signals conform to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990 (``POSIX.1''), with the exception of SIGTRAP, SIGEMT, SIGBUS, SIGSYS, SIGURG, SIGIO, SIGXCPU, SIGXFSZ, SIGVTALRM, SIGPROF, SIGWINCH, and SIGINFO which are Berkeley extensions (available on most BSD-derived systems), and SIGPWR which comes from System V. HISTORY
SIGPWR was introduced in NetBSD 1.4. NOTES
The current NetBSD kernel never generates the SIGPWR signal. BSD
February 27, 2009 BSD
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