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Clarify limitation in safe signals.
[perl5.git] / ext / POSIX / lib / POSIX.pod
index 64852e9..9df0cde 100644 (file)
@@ -1196,6 +1196,10 @@ Synopsis:
 
 Returns C<undef> on failure.
 
 
 Returns C<undef> on failure.
 
+Note that you can't reliably block or unblock a signal from its own signal
+handler if you're using safe signals. Other signals can be blocked or unblocked
+reliably.
+
 =item sigsetjmp
 
 C<sigsetjmp()> is C-specific: use C<eval {}> instead,
 =item sigsetjmp
 
 C<sigsetjmp()> is C-specific: use C<eval {}> instead,