pthread_attr_setdetachstate()

Set thread detach state attribute

Synopsis:

#include <pthread.h>

int pthread_attr_setdetachstate(
                 pthread_attr_t* attr,
                 int detachstate );

Arguments:

attr
A pointer to the pthread_attr_t structure that defines the attributes to use when creating new threads. For more information, see pthread_attr_init() .
detachstate
The new value for the thread detach state:
  • PTHREAD_CREATE_JOINABLE — create the thread in a joinable state.
  • PTHREAD_CREATE_DETACHED — create the thread in a detached state.

Library:

libc

Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.

Description:

The pthread_attr_setdetachstate() function sets the thread detach state attribute in the thread attribute object attr to detachstate.

The default value for the thread detach state is PTHREAD_CREATE_JOINABLE.

Returns:

EOK
Success.
EINVAL
Invalid thread detach state value.

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1 THR

Safety:  
Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler No
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes

Last modified: 2013-12-23

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