pthread_spin_unlock (3p) - Linux Manuals
pthread_spin_unlock: unlock a spin lock object (ADVANCED REALTIME
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pthread_spin_unlock - unlock a spin lock object (ADVANCED REALTIME THREADS)
The pthread_spin_unlock() function shall release the spin lock referenced by lock which was locked via the pthread_spin_lock() or pthread_spin_trylock() functions. The results are undefined if the lock is not held by the calling thread. If there are threads spinning on the lock when pthread_spin_unlock() is called, the lock becomes available and an unspecified spinning thread shall acquire the lock.
The pthread_spin_unlock() function may fail if:
- An invalid argument was specified.
The calling thread does not hold the lock.
This function shall not return an error code of [EINTR].
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