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--- test for a signal in a signal set
int sigismember(const sigset_t *set, int signo);
function shall test whether the signal specified by
is a member of the set pointed to by
Applications should call either
at least once for each object of type
prior to any other use of that object. If such an object is not
initialized in this way, but is nonetheless supplied as an argument to
the results are undefined.
Upon successful completion,
shall return 1 if the specified signal is a member of the specified set,
or 0 if it is not. Otherwise, it shall return -1 and set
to indicate the error.
function may fail if:
argument is not a valid signal number, or is an unsupported signal
The following sections are informative.
, Signal Concepts,
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008,
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