Tcl_SignalId man page

Tcl_SignalId, Tcl_SignalMsg — Convert signal codes

Synopsis

#include <tcl.h>

const char *
Tcl_SignalId(sig)

const char *
Tcl_SignalMsg(sig)

Arguments

int sig (in)
A POSIX signal number such as SIGPIPE.

Description

Tcl_SignalId and Tcl_SignalMsg return a string representation of the provided signal number (sig). Tcl_SignalId returns a machine-readable textual identifier such as “SIGPIPE”. Tcl_SignalMsg returns a human-readable string such as “bus error”. The strings returned by these functions are statically allocated and the caller must not free or modify them.

Keywords

signals, signal numbers

Referenced By

Tcl_SignalMsg(3) is an alias of Tcl_SignalId(3).

8.3 Tcl Tcl Library Procedures