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ost::ReadLock

NAME

ost::ReadLock −

The ReadLock class is used to protect a section of code through a ThreadLock for ’read’ access to the member function.

SYNOPSIS

#include <thread.h>

Public Member Functions

ReadLock (ThreadLock &_tl)
Wait for read access.

~ReadLock
()
Post the semaphore automatically.

Detailed Description

The ReadLock class is used to protect a section of code through a ThreadLock for ’read’ access to the member function.

The ThreadLock is automatically released when the object falls out of scope.

A common use is

void func_to_protect() { ReadLock lock(threadlock); ... operation ... }

NOTE: do not declare variable as ’ReadLock (threadlock)’, the mutex will be released at statement end.

Author:

David Sugar <dyfet AT gnu DOT org> Read mode automatic locker for protected access.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

ost::ReadLock::ReadLock (ThreadLock & _tl) [inline]
Wait for read access. Parameters:

_tl reference to lock to aquire.

ost::ReadLock::~ReadLock () [inline]
Post the semaphore automatically.

Author

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