Raised when a signal is received.

begin
  Process.kill('HUP',Process.pid)
  sleep # wait for receiver to handle signal sent by Process.kill
rescue SignalException => e
  puts "received Exception #{e}"
end

produces:

received Exception SIGHUP

Class Methods


Construct a new SignalException object. sig_name should be a known signal name.

Instance Methods


Returns a signal number.