pthread_mutexattr_getprioceiling()

Get the priority ceiling of a mutex attribute object

Synopsis:

#include <pthread.h>

int pthread_mutexattr_getprioceiling( 
            const pthread_mutexattr_t* attr, 
            int* prioceiling );

Arguments:

attr
A pointer to the pthread_mutexattr_t object that you want to get the attribute from.
prioceiling
A pointer to a location where the function can store the priority ceiling.

Library:

libc

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

Description:

The pthread_mutexattr_getprioceiling() function sets prioceiling to the current mutex attribute attr's scheduling priority ceiling. The mutex attribute object attr must have been previously created with pthread_mutexattr_init().

Returns:

EOK
Success.
EINVAL
Invalid value specified by attr or prioceiling.
EPERM
The caller doesn't have the privilege to perform the operation.

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1 THR TPP

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

Last modified: 2013-12-23

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