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Old 10-22-2010
perror with signals

I have following problem with this code..
First time trough the main loop.....
perror gives ....blocked signal:success(all other times gives illlegal seek)
Should every time trought the main loop be success??
And the perror otside of main loop...didn't change mask:success
That line of code gets executed only once just before program is done. I dont get how at that point can it be success?
Can anyone be kind to explain this please.
int main (int argc , char *argv[]){

 sigset_t s;

 for (i = 0 ; i < 2 ; i++){
    if(sigprocmask(SIG_BLOCK,&s,NULL) == -1)
     perror("Blocked signal");    
     // do something

    if(sigprocmask(SIG_UNBLOCK.&s,NULL) == -1)


  perror("didnt change mask");
  return 1;


# 2  
Old 10-22-2010
perror is virtually the same as :
myperror const char *msg)
  fprintf(stderr "%s: %s\n", msg, strerror(errno) );

So, I am not getting what you are asking. The code is misusing perror. IMO.
# 3  
Old 10-22-2010
perror question

My question was why first time trought the main loop my output gives ...
blocked signal:success and all the other time trought the loop gives illegal seek

The other question was why when program is just about done (second last line of code) my output gives....didn't change mask:success
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