pthread_mutexattr_getpshared, pthread_mutexattr_setpshared - get and set the process-shared attribute
[TSH] #include <pthread.h>
int pthread_mutexattr_getpshared(const pthread_mutexattr_t
*restrict attr, int *restrict pshared);
int pthread_mutexattr_setpshared(pthread_mutexattr_t *attr,
The pthread_mutexattr_getpshared() function shall obtain the value of the process-shared attribute from the attributes object referenced by attr.
The pthread_mutexattr_setpshared() function shall set the process-shared attribute in an initialized attributes object referenced by attr.
The process-shared attribute is set to PTHREAD_PROCESS_SHARED to permit a mutex to be operated upon by any thread that has access to the memory where the mutex is allocated, even if the mutex is allocated in memory that is shared by multiple processes. See Synchronization Object Copies and Alternative Mappings for further requirements. The default value of the attribute shall be PTHREAD_PROCESS_PRIVATE.
The behavior is undefined if the value specified by the attr argument to pthread_mutexattr_getpshared() or pthread_mutexattr_setpshared() does not refer to an initialized mutex attributes object.
Upon successful completion, pthread_mutexattr_setpshared() shall return zero; otherwise, an error number shall be returned to indicate the error.
Upon successful completion, pthread_mutexattr_getpshared() shall return zero and store the value of the process-shared attribute of attr into the object referenced by the pshared parameter. Otherwise, an error number shall be returned to indicate the error.
The pthread_mutexattr_setpshared() function may fail if:
- The new value specified for the attribute is outside the range of legal values for that attribute.
These functions shall not return an error code of [EINTR].
If an implementation detects that the value specified by the attr argument to pthread_mutexattr_getpshared() or pthread_mutexattr_setpshared() does not refer to an initialized mutex attributes object, it is recommended that the function should fail and report an [EINVAL] error.
pthread_cond_destroy, pthread_create, pthread_mutex_destroy, pthread_mutexattr_destroy
First released in Issue 5. Included for alignment with the POSIX Threads Extension.
The pthread_mutexattr_getpshared() and pthread_mutexattr_setpshared() functions are marked as part of the Threads and Thread Process-Shared Synchronization options.
The restrict keyword is added to the pthread_mutexattr_getpshared() prototype for alignment with the ISO/IEC 9899:1999 standard.
The pthread_mutexattr_getpshared() and pthread_mutexattr_setpshared() functions are marked only as part of the Thread Process-Shared Synchronization option as the Threads option is now part of the Base.
The [EINVAL] error for an uninitialized mutex attributes object is removed; this condition results in undefined behavior.
POSIX.1-2008, Technical Corrigendum 2, XSH/TC2-2008/0281  and XSH/TC2-2008/0282  are applied.
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