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sigsuspend(3) [ultrix man page]

sigsuspend(3)						     Library Functions Manual						     sigsuspend(3)

Name
       sigsuspend - wait for signal (POSIX)

Syntax
       sigsuspend(sigmask)
       sigset_t *sigmask;

Description
       The  system  call  is  the POSIX equivalent of the system call. The behavior of this call is as described on the reference page except, the
       signal mask is manipulated using the functions.

See Also
       sigpause(2), sigaction(3), sigvec(2)

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

NAME
sigsuspend -- atomically release blocked signals and wait for interrupt LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) 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(2). 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), signal(7) STANDARDS
The sigsuspend function call conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990 (``POSIX.1''). BSD
May 16, 1995 BSD

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