pthread_attr_getname_np - Obtain the object name attribute
in a thread attributes object
const pthread_attr_t *attr,
void **mbz );
DECthreads POSIX 1003.1c Library (libpthread.so)
Address of the thread attributes object whose object name
attribute is to be obtained. Location to store the
obtained object name. Length in bytes of buffer at the
location specified by name. Reserved for future use. The
value must be zero (0).
This routine copies the object name attribute from the
thread attributes object specified by attr to the buffer
at the location name. Before calling this routine, your
program must allocate the buffer indicated by name. A new
thread created using the thread attributes object is initialized
with the object name that was set in that
The object name is a C language string and provides an
identifier that is meaningful to a person debugging a DECthreads-based
multithreaded application. The maximum number
of characters in the object name is 31.
If the specified thread attributes object has not been
previously set with an object name, this routine copies a
C language null string into the buffer at location name.
This routine contrasts with pthread_getname_np, which
obtains the object name from the thread object for an
If an error condition occurs, this routine returns an
integer value indicating the type of error. Possible
return values are as follows: Successful completion. The
value specified by attr is invalid.
Functions: pthread_attr_setname_np(3), pthread_getname_np(3), pthread_setname_np(3)
Manuals: Guide to DECthreads and Programmer's Guide
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