Type Method

makeSignalSource(signal:queue:)

Creates a new dispatch source object that monitors the arrival of a UNIX signal.

Declaration

class func makeSignalSource(signal: Int32, queue: DispatchQueue? = nil) -> DispatchSourceSignal

Parameters

signal

The Unix signal number to monitor.

queue

The dispatch queue to use when executing the installed handlers.

Return Value

A dispatch source object that conforms to the DispatchSourceSignal protocol.

Discussion

After creating the dispatch source, use the methods of the DispatchSourceProtocol protocol to install the event handlers you need. The returned dispatch source is in the inactive state initially. When you are ready to begin processing events, call its activate() method.

See Also

Creating a Signal Source

protocol DispatchSourceSignal

A dispatch source that monitors the current process for UNIX signals.