psignal(3) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

psignal - print signal message  

SYNOPSIS

#include <signal.h>

void psignal(int sig, const char *s);

extern const char *const sys_siglist[];
 

DESCRIPTION

The psignal() function displays a message on stderr consisting of the string s, a colon, a space, and a string describing the signal number sig. If sig is invalid, the message displayed will indicate an unknown signal.

The array sys_siglist holds the signal description strings indexed by signal number.  

RETURN VALUE

The psignal() function returns no value.  

CONFORMING TO

BSD 4.3  

SEE ALSO

perror(3), strsignal(3)