|| FreeBSD System Calls Manual
return from signal
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
#include < signal.h>
sigreturn( const ucontext_t *scp);
() system call allows users to atomically unmask, switch stacks, and return from a signal context. The thread's signal mask and stack status are restored from the context structure pointed to by
. The system call does not return; the users stack pointer, frame pointer, argument pointer, and processor status longword are restored from the context. Execution resumes at the specified pc. This system call is used by the trampoline code and
when returning from a signal to the previously executing program.
RETURN VALUES If successful, the system call does not return. Otherwise, a value of -1 is returned and
errno is set to indicate the error.
() system call will fail and the thread context will remain unchanged if one of the following occurs.
scp argument points to memory that is not a valid part of the process address space.
The process status longword is invalid or would improperly raise the privilege level of the process.
sigreturn() system call appeared in