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pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock(3) [freebsd man page]

PTHREAD_RWLOCK_TIMEDWRLOCK(3)				   BSD Library Functions Manual 			     PTHREAD_RWLOCK_TIMEDWRLOCK(3)

NAME
pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock -- acquire a read-write lock for writing or give up after a specified period LIBRARY
POSIX Threads Library (libpthread, -lpthread) SYNOPSIS
#include <pthread.h> int pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock(pthread_rwlock_t *rwlock, const struct timespec *abs_timeout); DESCRIPTION
This function acquires a write lock on the read-write lock rwlock. However, if the lock cannot be acquired without waiting for another thread to unlock the lock, this wait shall be terminated when abs_timeout expires. If the thread should be interrupted by a signal, the pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function will be automatically restarted after the thread returns from the signal handler. The calling thread may deadlock if at the time the call is made it holds rwlock. The results are undefined if this function is called with an uninitialized read-write lock. IMPLEMENTATION NOTES
To prevent writer starvation, writers are favored over readers. RETURN VALUES
If successful, the pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function will return zero. Otherwise, an error number will be returned to indicate the error. This function shall not return an error code of EINTR. ERRORS
The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function shall fail if: [ETIMEDOUT] The lock could not be acquired before the specified timeout expired. The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function may fail if: [EDEADLK] The calling thread already holds rwlock. [EINVAL] The value specified by rwlock does not refer to an initialized read-write lock object, or the abs_timeout nanosecond value is less than zero or greater than or equal to 1 billion. SEE ALSO
pthread_rwlock_init(3), pthread_rwlock_timedrdlock(3), pthread_rwlock_unlock(3) STANDARDS
The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function is expected to conform to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1996 (``POSIX.1''). HISTORY
The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function first appeared in FreeBSD 5.2. BSD
January 16, 2004 BSD

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pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock(3C)				   Standard C Library Functions 			    pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock(3C)

NAME
pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock, pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np - lock a read-write lock for writing SYNOPSIS
cc -mt [ flag... ] file... [ library... ] #include <pthread.h> #include <time.h> int pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock(pthread_rwlock_t *restrict rwlock, const struct timespec *restrict abs_timeout); int pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np(pthread_rwlock_t *restrict rwlock, const struct timespec *restrict rel_timeout); DESCRIPTION
The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function applies a write lock to the read-write lock referenced by rwlock as in the pthread_rwlock_wrlock(3C) function. If the lock cannot be acquired without waiting for other threads to unlock the lock, this wait will be terminated when the specified timeout expires. The timeout expires when the absolute time specified by abs_timeout passes, as measured by the CLOCK_REALTIME clock (that is, when the value of that clock equals or exceeds abs_timeout), or if the absolute time specified by abs_timeout has already been passed at the time of the call. The pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np() function is identical to the pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function, except that the timeout is spec- ified as a relative time interval. The timeout expires when the time interval specified by rel_timeout passes, as measured by the CLOCK_REALTIME clock, or if the time interval specified by rel_timeout is negative at the time of the call. The resolution of the timeout is the resolution of the CLOCK_REALTIME clock. The timespec data type is defined in the <time.h> header. Under no circumstances does either function fail with a timeout if the lock can be acquired immediately. The validity of the abs_timeout parameter need not be checked if the lock can be immediately acquired. If a signal that causes a signal handler to be executed is delivered to a thread blocked on a read- write lock with a call to pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() or pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np(), upon return from the signal handler the thread resumes waiting for the lock as if it was not interrupted. The calling thread can deadlock if at the time the call is made it holds the read-write lock. The results are undefined if this function is called with an uninitialized read-write lock. RETURN VALUES
The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() and pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np() functions return 0 if the lock for writing on the read-write lock object referenced by rwlock is acquired. Otherwise, an error number is returned to indicate the error. ERRORS
The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() and pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np() functions will fail if: ETIMEDOUT The lock could not be acquired before the specified timeout expired. The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() and pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np() functions may fail if: EDEADLK The calling thread already holds the rwlock. EINVAL The value specified by rwlock does not refer to an initialized read-write lock object, or the timeout nanosecond value is less than zero or greater than or equal to 1,000 million. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |See below. | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ The pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock() function is Standard. The pthread_rwlock_reltimedwrlock_np() function is Stable. SEE ALSO
pthread_rwlock_destroy(3C), pthread_rwlock_rdlock(3C), pthread_rwlock_timedrdlock(3C), pthread_rwlock_trywrlock(3C), pthread_rwlock_unlock(3C), pthread_rwlock_wrlock(3C), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 30 Jan 2004 pthread_rwlock_timedwrlock(3C)

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