pthread_detach(3) - NetBSD Manual Pages

Command: Section: Arch: Collection:  
PTHREAD_DETACH(3)       NetBSD Library Functions Manual      PTHREAD_DETACH(3)


NAME
pthread_detach -- detach a thread
LIBRARY
POSIX Threads Library (libpthread, -lpthread)
SYNOPSIS
#include <pthread.h> int pthread_detach(pthread_t thread);
DESCRIPTION
The pthread_detach() function is used to indicate to the implementation that storage for the thread thread can be reclaimed when the thread ter- minates. If thread has not terminated, pthread_detach() will not cause it to terminate. The effect of multiple pthread_detach() calls on the same target thread is unspecified.
RETURN VALUES
If successful, the pthread_detach() function will return zero. Other- wise an error number will be returned to indicate the error.
ERRORS
pthread_detach() shall fail if: [EINVAL] The value specified by thread does not refer to a joinable thread. [ESRCH] No thread could be found corresponding to that speci- fied by the given thread ID, thread.
SEE ALSO
pthread_join(3)
STANDARDS
The function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1''). NetBSD 9.99 July 9, 2010 NetBSD 9.99
Powered by man-cgi (2021-06-01). Maintained for NetBSD by Kimmo Suominen. Based on man-cgi by Panagiotis Christias.