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SIGSETMASK(3)             OpenBSD Programmer's Manual            SIGSETMASK(3)

     sigsetmask - set current signal mask

     #include <signal.h>

     sigsetmask(int mask);

     sigmask(int signum);

     This interface is made obsoleted by:  sigprocmask(2).

     sigsetmask() sets the current signal mask Signals are blocked from deliv-
     ery if the corresponding bit in mask is a 1; the macro sigmask() is pro-
     vided to construct the mask for a given signum.

     The system quietly disallows SIGKILL or SIGSTOP to be blocked.

     The previous set of masked signals is returned.

     kill(2),  sigaction(2),  sigprocmask(2),  sigsuspend(2),  sigblock(3),
     sigsetops(3),  sigvec(3)

     The sigsetmask() function call appeared in 4.2BSD and has been deprecat-

OpenBSD 2.6                     March 10, 1991                               1

Source: OpenBSD 2.6 man pages. Copyright: Portions are copyrighted by BERKELEY
SOFTWARE DESIGN, INC., The Regents of the University of California, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Free Software Foundation, FreeBSD Inc., and others.

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