zmq_atomic_counter_set(3)

zmq_atomic_counter_set(3)

ØMQ Manual - ØMQ/4.2.0

Name

zmq_atomic_counter_set - set atomic counter to new value

Synopsis

void zmq_atomic_counter_set (void *counter, int value);

Description

The zmq_atomic_counter_set function sets the counter to a new value, in a threadsafe fashion. The largest value that is guaranteed to work across all platforms is 2^31-1. This function uses platform specific atomic operations.

Return value

The zmq_atomic_counter_set() function has no return value.

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_inc(3) zmq_atomic_counter_dec(3) zmq_atomic_counter_value(3) zmq_atomic_counter_destroy(3)

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