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authorRical Jasan <ricaljasan@pacific.net>2016-10-06 12:18:05 +0530
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Manual typos: Signal Handling
2016-05-06 Rical Jasan <ricaljasan@pacific.net> * manual/signal.texi: Fix typos in the manual.
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@@ -1207,7 +1207,7 @@ the signal. These are described in more detail in @ref{Flags for Sigaction}.
@safety{@prelim{}@mtsafe{}@assafe{}@acsafe{}}
The @var{action} argument is used to set up a new action for the signal
@var{signum}, while the @var{old-action} argument is used to return
-information about the action previously associated with this symbol.
+information about the action previously associated with this signal.
(In other words, @var{old-action} has the same purpose as the
@code{signal} function's return value---you can check to see what the
old action in effect for the signal was, and restore it later if you
@@ -2092,7 +2092,7 @@ it can also handle a signal in the middle of clearing the flag. (This
is an example of the sort of reasoning you need to do to figure out
whether non-atomic usage is safe.)
-Sometimes you can insure uninterrupted access to one object by
+Sometimes you can ensure uninterrupted access to one object by
protecting its use with another object, perhaps one whose type
guarantees atomicity. @xref{Merged Signals}, for an example.
@@ -3371,7 +3371,7 @@ signals. The return value is the previous set of blocked signals.
@c The exception are BSD systems other than 4.4, where it is a syscall.
@c sigsetmask @asulock/hurd @aculock/hurd
@c sigprocmask(SIG_SETMASK) dup @asulock/hurd @aculock/hurd [no @mtasurace:sigprocmask/bsd(SIG_UNBLOCK)]
-This function equivalent to @code{sigprocmask} (@pxref{Process
+This function is equivalent to @code{sigprocmask} (@pxref{Process
Signal Mask}) with a @var{how} argument of @code{SIG_SETMASK}: it sets
the calling process's signal mask to @var{mask}. The return value is
the previous set of blocked signals.