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icl::utils::SignalHandler Class Reference

C++ Signal-Handler interface class. More...

#include <SignalHandler.h>

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Static Public Member Functions

static void install (const std::string &id, Function< void, const std::string & > handler, const std::string &signalList="SIGINT,SIGTERM,SIGSEGV", int orderPercent=0)
 this cannot be instantiated manually! Use SignalHandler::install instead
static void uninstall (const std::string &id)

Private Member Functions

 SignalHandler ()
 Create a new Signal handler with a list of signals.

Detailed Description

C++ Signal-Handler interface class.

Just create an own signal handler class, implement its handleSignal() function and create a static object of that signal handler.


        class MySignalHandler : public icl::utils::SignalHandler{
          virtual void handleSignals(const string &signal){
             if(signal == "SIGINT") printf("application interrupted! \n");
             else printf("Oops something went wrong ...! \n");

The handleSignal() function must not exit the program. This will be done auomatically.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

Create a new Signal handler with a list of signals.

The default parameters can be used to catch some common signals that may occur, when the program is uncommonly killed.

signalscomma-separated list of string representations of the following signals:
  • SIGABRT ( process abort signal)
  • SIGALRM ( Alarm clock)
  • SIGBUS ( Access to an undefined portion of a memory object)
  • SIGCHLD ( Child process terminated, stopped or continued)
  • SIGCONT ( Continue executing, if stopped)
  • SIGFPE ( Erroneous arithmetic operation)
  • SIGHUP ( Hangup )
  • SIGILL ( Illegal instruction )
  • SIGINT ( Terminal interrupt signal )
  • SIGKILL ( Kill (cannot be caught or ignored)
  • SIGPIPE ( Write on a pipe with no one to read it)
  • SIGQUIT ( Terminal quit signal )
  • SIGSEGV ( Invalid memory reference )
  • SIGSTOP ( Stop executing (cannot be caught or ignored) )
  • SIGTERM ( Termination signal )
  • SIGTSTP ( Terminal stop signal)
  • SIGTTIN ( Background process attempting read)
  • SIGTTOU ( Background process attempting write)
  • SIGUSR1 ( User-defined signal 1)
  • SIGUSR2 ( User-defined signal 2)
  • SIGPOLL ( Pollable event)
  • SIGPROF ( Profiling timer expired)
  • SIGSYS ( Bad system call)
  • SIGTRAP ( Trace/breakpoint trap )
  • SIGURG ( High bandwidth data is available at a socket)
  • SIGVTALRM ( Virtual timer expired)
  • SIGXCPU ( CPU time limit exceeded)
  • SIGXFSZ ( File size limit exceeded)

Member Function Documentation

static void icl::utils::SignalHandler::install ( const std::string &  id,
Function< void, const std::string & >  handler,
const std::string &  signalList = "SIGINT,SIGTERM,SIGSEGV",
int  orderPercent = 0 
) [static]

this cannot be instantiated manually! Use SignalHandler::install instead

installs a handler to the given signals! several handlers can be installed to the same signals. If a handler is installed twice under the same ID, the handler installation is skipped!

orderPercentcan be used to define an execution order of signal handlers Handlers with a higher value of orderPercent are triggered later The value 100 is used for shutting down the global QApplication, which usually ends Qt's event loop, so it should not be used.
static void icl::utils::SignalHandler::uninstall ( const std::string &  id) [static]

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