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longjmp(9) [netbsd man page]

SETJMP(9)						   BSD Kernel Developer's Manual						 SETJMP(9)

setjmp, longjmp -- non-local jumps SYNOPSIS
#include <machine/types.h> #include <sys/systm.h> int setjmp(label_t *label); void longjmp(label_t *label); DESCRIPTION
The setjmp() function saves its calling environment in label. It returns zero on success. The longjmp() function restores the environment saved by the most recent invocation of setjmp(). It returns so that kernel execution continues as if the corresponding invocation of the setjmp() had just returned. setjmp() and longjmp() are a machine-independent interface for machine-dependent implementations. These functions are primarily used by ddb(4). SEE ALSO
ddb(4) BSD
May 23, 2002 BSD

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SETJMP(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						 SETJMP(3)

sigsetjmp, siglongjmp, setjmp, longjmp, _setjmp, _longjmp, longjmperror -- non-local jumps LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <setjmp.h> int sigsetjmp(sigjmp_buf env, int savemask); void siglongjmp(sigjmp_buf env, int val); int setjmp(jmp_buf env); void longjmp(jmp_buf env, int val); int _setjmp(jmp_buf env); void _longjmp(jmp_buf env, int val); void longjmperror(void); DESCRIPTION
The sigsetjmp(), setjmp(), and _setjmp() functions save their calling environment in env. Each of these functions returns 0. The corresponding longjmp() functions restore the environment saved by their most recent respective invocations of the setjmp() function. They then return so that program execution continues as if the corresponding invocation of the setjmp() call had just returned the value specified by val, instead of 0. Pairs of calls may be intermixed, i.e., both sigsetjmp() and siglongjmp() and setjmp() and longjmp() combinations may be used in the same program, however, individual calls may not, e.g. the env argument to setjmp() may not be passed to siglongjmp(). The longjmp() routines may not be called after the routine which called the setjmp() routines returns. All accessible objects have values as of the time longjmp() routine was called, except that the values of objects of automatic storage invo- cation duration that do not have the volatile type and have been changed between the setjmp() invocation and longjmp() call are indetermi- nate. The setjmp()/longjmp() pairs save and restore the signal mask while _setjmp()/_longjmp() pairs save and restore only the register set and the stack. (See sigprocmask(2).) The sigsetjmp()/siglongjmp() function pairs save and restore the signal mask if the argument savemask is non-zero, otherwise only the regis- ter set and the stack are saved. ERRORS
If the contents of the env are corrupted, or correspond to an environment that has already returned, the longjmp() routine calls the routine longjmperror(3). If longjmperror() returns the program is aborted (see abort(3)). The default version of longjmperror() prints the message ``longjmp botch'' to standard error and returns. User programs wishing to exit more gracefully should write their own versions of longjmperror(). SEE ALSO
sigaction(2), sigaltstack(2), signal(3) STANDARDS
The setjmp() and longjmp() functions conform to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (``ISO C90''). The sigsetjmp() and siglongjmp() functions conform to IEEE Std 1003.1-1988 (``POSIX.1''). BSD
June 4, 1993 BSD
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