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strsignal(3c) [opensolaris man page]

strsignal(3C)						   Standard C Library Functions 					     strsignal(3C)

NAME
strsignal - get name of signal SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> char *strsignal(int sig); DESCRIPTION
The strsignal() function maps the signal number in sig to a string describing the signal and returns a pointer to that string. It uses the same set of the messages as psignal(3C). The returned string should not be overwritten. RETURN VALUES
The strsignal() function returns NULL if sig is not a valid signal number. USAGE
Messages returned from this function are in the native language specified by the LC_MESSAGES locale category. See setlocale(3C). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
gettext(3C), psignal(3C), setlocale(3C), str2sig(3C), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 31 Mar 2005 strsignal(3C)

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

NAME
strsignal - return string describing signal SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> char *strsignal(int sig); extern const char * const sys_siglist[]; Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): strsignal(): Since glibc 2.10: _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200809L Before glibc 2.10: _GNU_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
The strsignal() function returns a string describing the signal number passed in the argument sig. The string can be used only until the next call to strsignal(). The array sys_siglist holds the signal description strings indexed by signal number. The strsignal() function should be used if possible instead of this array. RETURN VALUE
The strsignal() function returns the appropriate description string, or an unknown signal message if the signal number is invalid. On some systems (but not on Linux), NULL may instead be returned for an invalid signal number. ATTRIBUTES
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). +------------+---------------+---------------------------------+ |Interface | Attribute | Value | +------------+---------------+---------------------------------+ |strsignal() | Thread safety | MT-Unsafe race:strsignal locale | +------------+---------------+---------------------------------+ CONFORMING TO
POSIX.1-2008. Present on Solaris and the BSDs. SEE ALSO
psignal(3), strerror(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 4.15 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. GNU
2017-09-15 STRSIGNAL(3)

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