/Haxe Java


package java.vm

@:native("haxe.java.vm.Mutex") Available on java


new ()

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


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. If the current thread does not own the mutex, an exception will be thrown

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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