pthread_equal - Man Page

compare thread IDs

Library

POSIX threads library (libpthread, -lpthread)

Synopsis

#include <pthread.h>

int pthread_equal(pthread_t t1, pthread_t t2);

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).

InterfaceAttributeValue
pthread_equal()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Standards

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

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)

Referenced By

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

2022-10-09 Linux man-pages 6.01