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sigfillset — initialize and fill a signal set

#include <signal.h>
int sigfillset(sigset_t *set);

The sigfillset() function shall initialize the signal set pointed to by set, such that all signals defined in this volume of POSIX.1‐2017 are included.

Upon successful completion, sigfillset() shall return 0; otherwise, it shall return -1 and set errno to indicate the error.

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.



Refer to sigemptyset().


Section 2.4, Signal Concepts, pthread_sigmask(), sigaction(), sigaddset(), sigdelset(), sigemptyset(), sigismember(), sigpending(), sigsuspend()

The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1‐2017, <signal.h>

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