Function safety

Function safety refers to whether or not it's safe to use the Screen API functions in certain situations.

Screen API functions are thread-safe and will behave as documented even in a multithreaded environement. However, Screen API functions are neither interrupt-safe nor signal-safe. Don't use Screen API functions in an interrupt handler or a signal handler.

Classification:

Screen API

Safety  Value  
Interrupt handler No
Signal handler No
Thread Yes

Last modified: 2014-09-29



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