SDL_CreateMutex

Name

SDL_CreateMutex -- Create a mutex

Synopsis

#include "SDL.h"
#include "SDL_thread.h"

SDL_mutex *SDL_CreateMutex(void);

Description

Create a new, unlocked mutex.

Examples

SDL_mutex *mut;

mut=SDL_CreateMutex();
.
.
if(SDL_mutexP(mut)==-1){
  fprintf(stderr, "Couldn't lock mutex\n");
  exit(-1);
}
.
/* Do stuff while mutex is locked */
.
.
if(SDL_mutexV(mut)==-1){
  fprintf(stderr, "Couldn't unlock mutex\n");
  exit(-1);
}

SDL_DestroyMutex(mut);

See Also

SDL_mutexP, SDL_mutexV, SDL_DestroyMutex

SDL_CreateMutex (last edited 2008-04-17 08:18:45 by localhost)