zmq_atomic_counter_inc(3)

zmq_atomic_counter_inc(3)

ØMQ Manual - ØMQ/4.2.0

Name

zmq_atomic_counter_inc - increment an atomic counter

Synopsis

int zmq_atomic_counter_inc (void *counter);

Description

The zmq_atomic_counter_inc function increments an atomic counter in a threadsafe fashion. This function uses platform specific atomic operations.

Return value

The zmq_atomic_counter_inc() function returns the old value of the counter, before incrementing.

Example

Test code for atomic counters

void *counter = zmq_atomic_counter_new ();
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_value (counter) == 0);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_inc (counter) == 0);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_inc (counter) == 1);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_inc (counter) == 2);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_value (counter) == 3);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_dec (counter) == 1);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_dec (counter) == 1);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_dec (counter) == 0);
zmq_atomic_counter_set (counter, 2);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_dec (counter) == 1);
assert (zmq_atomic_counter_dec (counter) == 0);
zmq_atomic_counter_destroy (&counter); return 0;

See also

zmq_atomic_counter_new(3) zmq_atomic_counter_set(3) zmq_atomic_counter_dec(3) zmq_atomic_counter_value(3) zmq_atomic_counter_destroy(3)

Authors

This page was written by the ØMQ community. To make a change please read the ØMQ Contribution Policy at http://www.zeromq.org/docs:contributing.