FcAtomicCreate man page

FcAtomicCreate — create an FcAtomic object


#include <fontconfig/fontconfig.h>

FcAtomic * FcAtomicCreate (const FcChar8 *file);


Creates a data structure containing data needed to control access to file. Writing is done to a separate file. Once that file is complete, the original configuration file is atomically replaced so that reading process always see a consistent and complete file without the need to lock for reading.


Fontconfig 2.12.1