PTHREAD_EQUAL

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
NOTES
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

NAME

pthread_equal − compare thread IDs

SYNOPSIS

#include <pthread.h>

int pthread_equal(pthread_t t1, pthread_t t2);

Compile and link with −pthread.

DESCRIPTION

The pthread_equal() function compares two thread identifiers.

RETURN VALUE

If the two thread IDs are equal, pthread_equal() returns a nonzero value; otherwise, it returns 0.

ERRORS

This function always succeeds.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

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CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001.

NOTES

The pthread_equal() function is necessary because thread IDs should be considered opaque: there is no portable way for applications to directly compare two pthread_t values.

SEE ALSO

pthread_create(3), pthread_self(3), pthreads(7)

COLOPHON

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