Acquire ownership of a file, without blocking
#include <stdio.h> int ftrylockfile( FILE* file );
- A pointer to the FILE object for the file you want to lock.
Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.
The ftrylockfile() function is used by a thread to acquire ownership of a FILE if the object is available; ftrylockfile() is a nonblocking version of flockfile() . To unlock the file, call funlockfile() .
- The lock can't be acquired.