futex_requeue (9) - Linux Man Pages

futex_requeue: Requeue waiters from uaddr1 to uaddr2

NAME

futex_requeue - Requeue waiters from uaddr1 to uaddr2

SYNOPSIS

int futex_requeue(u32 __user uaddr1, unsigned int flags, u32 __user uaddr2, int nr_wake, int nr_requeue, u32 cmpval, int requeue_pi);

ARGUMENTS

uaddr1

source futex user address

flags

futex flags (FLAGS_SHARED, etc.)

uaddr2

target futex user address

nr_wake

number of waiters to wake (must be 1 for requeue_pi)

nr_requeue

number of waiters to requeue (0-INT_MAX)

cmpval

uaddr1 expected value (or NULL)

requeue_pi

if we are attempting to requeue from a non-pi futex to a pi futex (pi to pi requeue is not supported)

DESCRIPTION

Requeue waiters on uaddr1 to uaddr2. In the requeue_pi case, try to acquire uaddr2 atomically on behalf of the top waiter.

RETURN

>=0 - on success, the number of tasks requeued or woken; <0 - on error

AUTHOR

Rusty Russell <rusty [at] rustcorp.com.au>

Author.

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