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Mutex

package neko.vm

Available on macro, neko

Creates a mutex, which can be used to acquire a temporary lock to access some ressource. The main difference with a lock is that a mutex must always be released by the owner thread.

Constructor

new ()

Creates a mutex.

Methods

acquire ():Void

The current thread acquire the mutex or wait if not available. The same thread can acquire several times the same mutex but must release it as many times it has been acquired.

release ():Void

Release a mutex that has been acquired by the current thread. The behavior is undefined if the current thread does not own the mutex.

tryAcquire ():Bool

Try to acquire the mutex, returns true if acquire or false if it's already locked by another thread.

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