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sigreturn(2)							  sigreturn(2)

NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     sigreturn - returns from a	signal handler.

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     struct sigreturna {
	  irix5_sigcontext_t  *scp;
	  void		 *ucp;
	  sysarg_t	 signo;

     int sigreturn(struct sigreturna *uap)

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     Can only be called	from within the	kernel.

     The sigreturn system call is used by the kernel to	return from signal
     handlers.	It restores the	context	of the process which received the

     The general behaviour of this system call is very similar to longjmp(2).

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     sigaction(2), signal(2), setjmp(3C)

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