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Old 01-29-2005, 05:18 AM   #1
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linux glibc nptl pthread_mutexattr_init function?

I'm using glibc-2.3.3 on i386 platform running kernel 2.6.11. The man page for pthread_mutexattr_init indicates I can use the PTHREAD_ERRORCHECK_MUTEX_INITIALIZER_NP type of Mutex however the only type I can successfully build my program with is PTHREAD_MUTEX_INITIALIZER.

#include <pthread.h>

Causes the following error when I compile my pgm with gcc.

global.c:471: error: `PTHREAD_ERRORCHECK_MUTEX_INITIALIZER_NP' undeclared here (not in a function)

Is the man page incorrect? Does Linux/glibc support the PTHREAD_ERRORCHECK_MUTEX_INITIALIZER_NP? If so is there a trick to using other than the default PTHREAD_MUTEX_INITIALIZER type of mutex?



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