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Re: Proposal: new libc/libutil functions to map SIGXXXX <-> "XXXX"

On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:01:59AM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
>      Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
>      #include <signal.h>
>      int
>      signame(int sig, char *name, size_t namelen);
>      int
>      signumber(const char *name);

libc is fine. I'd call it signalnumber and signalname, but ok. Do we
really need to deal with dynamic signal numbers? I'd just make it

    const char *signame(int sig) __pure

and if the application wants to use its own buffer, it can then
str(l)cpy or strdup it.


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