PTHREAD_SWITCH_ADD_NP(3) BSD Library Functions Manual PTHREAD_SWITCH_ADD_NP(3)
pthread_switch_add_np, pthread_switch_delete_np -- thread context switches debugging primitives
POSIX Threads Library (libpthread, -lpthread)
An application is allowed to monitor the thread context switches inside the threading library. An application can install a routine that
gets called every time a thread (explicitly created by an application with the pthread_create(3) function) gets the context switched. The
routine is passed the thread IDs of the threads that are being switched in and out. Installation and removal of these hooks may be done
using the pthread_switch_add_np() and pthread_switch_delete_np() functions respectively.
If successful, these functions return 0. Otherwise, an error number is returned to indicate the error.
The pthread_switch_add_np() may fail if:
[EINVAL] NULL pointer was passed in the routine argument.
The pthread_switch_delete_np() may fail if:
[EINVAL] The routine argument is different from the argument previously passed to the pthread_switch_add_np() function.
This manual page was written by Alexey Zelkin <phantom@FreeBSD.org>.
February 13, 2003 BSD