RT_SIGACTION

Section: Linux Programmer's Guide (2)
Updated: 2004-March-12
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NAME

rt_sigaction - Alter an action taken by a process  

SYNOPSIS

long sys_rt_sigaction (int sig, const struct sigaction *act, struct sigaction *oact, size_t sigsetsize);
 

DESCRIPTION

rt_sigaction alters an action taken by a process on receipt of a particular signal. The action is specified by the sigaction structure. The previous action on the signal is saved in oact. sigsetsize should indicate the size of a sigset_t type.  

RETURN VALUE

rt_sigaction returns 0 on success; otherwise, rt_sigaction returns one of the errors listed in the "Errors" section.  

ERRORS

-EINVAL
sigsetsize was not equivalent to the size of a sigset_t type.
-EFAULT
An invalid act or oact value was specified.
 

SEE ALSO

rt_sigpending(2), rt_sigprocmask(2), rt_sigqueueinfo(2), rt_sigreturn(2), rt_sigsuspend(2), rt_sigtimedwait(2)  

AUTHOR

Niki Rahimi


 

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