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PTHREAD_MUTEX_INIT(3)  FreeBSD Library Functions Manual	 PTHREAD_MUTEX_INIT(3)

NAME
     pthread_mutex_init	-- create a mutex

LIBRARY
     Reentrant C Library (libc_r, -lc_r)
     POSIX Threads Library (libpthread,	-lpthread)
     1:1 Threading Library (libthr, -lthr)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <pthread.h>

     int
     pthread_mutex_init(pthread_mutex_t	*mutex,
	 const pthread_mutexattr_t *attr);

DESCRIPTION
     The pthread_mutex_init() function creates a new mutex, with attributes
     specified with attr.  If attr is NULL the default attributes are used.

RETURN VALUES
     If	successful, pthread_mutex_init() will return zero and put the new
     mutex id into mutex, otherwise an error number will be returned to	indi-
     cate the error.

ERRORS
     The pthread_mutex_init() function will fail if:

     [EINVAL]		The value specified by attr is invalid.

     [ENOMEM]		The process cannot allocate enough memory to create
			another	mutex.

SEE ALSO
     pthread_mutex_destroy(3), pthread_mutex_lock(3),
     pthread_mutex_trylock(3), pthread_mutex_unlock(3)

STANDARDS
     The pthread_mutex_init() function conforms	to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1996
     (``POSIX.1'').

FreeBSD	10.1			 July 29, 1998			  FreeBSD 10.1

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