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ost::MutexCounter

NAME

ost::MutexCounter −

The Mutex Counter is a counter variable which can safely be incremented or decremented by multiple threads.

SYNOPSIS

#include <thread.h>

Inherits ost::Mutex.

Public Member Functions

MutexCounter (const char *id=NULL)
Create and optionally name a mutex protected counter.

MutexCounter
(int initial, const char *id=NULL)
Create and optionally name a mutex protected counter with an initial value.

Friends

int operator++ (MutexCounter &mc)
int operator-- (MutexCounter &mc)

Detailed Description

The Mutex Counter is a counter variable which can safely be incremented or decremented by multiple threads.

A Mutex is used to protect access to the counter variable (an integer). An initial value can be specified for the counter, and it can be manipulated with the ++ and -- operators.

Author:

David Sugar <dyfet AT ostel DOT com> Thread protected integer counter.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

ost::MutexCounter::MutexCounter (const char * id = NULL)
Create and optionally name a mutex protected counter. Parameters:

id name for mutex counter, optional for deadlock testing.

ost::MutexCounter::MutexCounter (int initial, const char * id = NULL)
Create and optionally name a mutex protected counter with an initial value. Parameters:

initial value of counter.
id
name of counter, optional for deadlock testing.

Friends And Related Function Documentation

int operator++ (MutexCounter & mc) [friend]
int operator-- (MutexCounter & mc)
[friend]

Author

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