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NAME ^

Signal::Mask - Signal masks made easy

VERSION ^

version 0.007

SYNOPSIS ^

 use Signal::Mask;
 
 {
     local $Signal::Mask{INT} = 1;
     do_something();
 }
 #signal delivery gets postponed until now

DESCRIPTION ^

Signal::Mask is an abstraction around your process or thread signal mask. It is used to fetch and/or change the signal mask of the calling process or thread. The signal mask is the set of signals whose delivery is currently blocked for the caller. It is available as the global hash %Signal::Mask.

AUTHOR ^

Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Leon Timmermans.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

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