mongoc_init man page
mongoc_init — mongoc_init()
void mongoc_init (void);
Initialize the MongoDB C Driver by calling mongoc_init exactly once at the beginning of your program. It is responsible for initializing global state such as process counters, SSL, and threading primitives.
Call mongoc_cleanup exactly once at the end of your program to release all memory and other resources allocated by the driver. You must not call any other MongoDB C Driver functions after mongoc_cleanup. Note that mongoc_init does not reinitialize the driver after mongoc_cleanup.
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