Exception: SignalException

Inherits:
Exception show all
Defined in:
error.c,
error.c

Overview

Raised when a signal is received.

begin
  Process.kill('HUP',Process.pid)
  sleep # wait for receiver to handle signal sent by Process.kill
rescue SignalException => e
  puts "received Exception #{e}"
end

produces:

received Exception SIGHUP

Direct Known Subclasses

Interrupt

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods inherited from Exception

#==, #backtrace, #backtrace_locations, #cause, #exception, exception, #full_message, #inspect, #message, #set_backtrace, #to_s, to_tty?

Constructor Details

#new(sig_name) ⇒ Object #new(sig_number[, name]) ⇒ Object

Construct a new SignalException object. sig_name should be a known

signal name.

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# File 'signal.c', line 342

static VALUE
esignal_init(int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE self)
{
    int argnum = 1;
    VALUE sig = Qnil;
    int signo;

    if (argc > 0) {
	sig = rb_check_to_integer(argv[0], "to_int");
	if (!NIL_P(sig)) argnum = 2;
	else sig = argv[0];
    }
    rb_check_arity(argc, 1, argnum);
    if (argnum == 2) {
	signo = NUM2INT(sig);
	if (signo < 0 || signo > NSIG) {
	    rb_raise(rb_eArgError, "invalid signal number (%d)", signo);
	}
	if (argc > 1) {
	    sig = argv[1];
	}
	else {
	    sig = rb_signo2signm(signo);
	}
    }
    else {
	int prefix;
	signo = signm2signo(&sig, FALSE, FALSE, &prefix);
	if (prefix != signame_prefix_len) {
	    sig = rb_str_append(rb_str_new_cstr("SIG"), sig);
	}
    }
    rb_call_super(1, &sig);
    rb_ivar_set(self, id_signo, INT2NUM(signo));

    return self;
}

Instance Method Details

#signoNumeric

Returns a signal number.

Returns:


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# File 'signal.c', line 387

static VALUE
esignal_signo(VALUE self)
{
    return rb_ivar_get(self, id_signo);
}