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PTHREAD_MUTEX_INIT(3)	 BSD Library Functions Manual	 PTHREAD_MUTEX_INIT(3)

NAME
     pthread_mutex_init	-- create a mutex

LIBRARY
     POSIX Threads Library (libpthread,	-lpthread)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <pthread.h>

     int
     pthread_mutex_init(pthread_mutex_t	*restrict mutex,
	 const pthread_mutexattr_t *restrict 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 mu-
     tex id into mutex,	otherwise an error number will be returned to indicate
     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),	pthread_mutexattr(3)

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

BSD				August 17, 2018				   BSD

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