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

PTHREAD_EQUAL(3)          Linux Programmer's Manual         PTHREAD_EQUAL(3)

NAME         top

       pthread_equal - compare thread IDs

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pthread.h>

       int pthread_equal(pthread_t t1, pthread_t t2);

       Compile and link with -pthread.

DESCRIPTION         top

       The pthread_equal() function compares two thread identifiers.

RETURN VALUE         top

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

ERRORS         top

       This function always succeeds.

ATTRIBUTES         top

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

       ┌────────────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface       Attribute     Value   │
       ├────────────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │pthread_equal() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └────────────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘

CONFORMING TO         top

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

NOTES         top

       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         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            2015-08-08                 PTHREAD_EQUAL(3)