Function

GLibstrsignal

Declaration

const gchar*
g_strsignal (
  gint signum
)

Description

Returns a string describing the given signal, e.g. “Segmentation fault”. You should use this function in preference to strsignal(), because it returns a string in UTF-8 encoding, and since not all platforms support the strsignal() function.

Parameters

signum gint
 

The signal number. See the signal documentation.

Return value

Returns: utf8
 

A UTF-8 string describing the signal. If the signal is unknown, it returns “unknown signal ()”.

 The data is owned by the called function.
 The string is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.