pthread_attr_getdetachstate Subroutine Purpose Returns the value of the detachstate attribute of a thread attributes object. Library Threads Library (libpthreads.a) Syntax #include
int pthread_attr_getdetachstate (attr, detachstate) const pthread_attr_t *attr; int *detachstate; Description The pthread_attr_getdetachstate subroutine returns the value of the detachstate attribute of the thread attributes object attr. This attribute specifies the detached state of the thread created with this attributes object. It may have one of the following values: PTHREAD_CREATE_DETACHED Specifies that the thread will be created in detached state. This is the default value. PTHREAD_CREATE_UNDETACHED Specifies that the thread will be created in undetached state. Note: The pthread.h header file must be the first included file of each source file using the threads library. Parameters attr Specifies the thread attributes object. detachstate Points to where the detachstate attribute value will be stored. Return Values Upon successful completion, the value of the detached state attribute is returned via the detachstate parameter, and 0 is returned. Otherwise, an error code is returned. Error Codes The pthread_attr_getdetachstate subroutine is unsuccessful if the following is true: EINVAL The attr parameter is not valid. Implementation Specifics This subroutine is part of the Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime. Related Information The pthread_attr_setdetachstate subroutine, pthread_attr_init subroutine. Creating Threads. Threads Library Quick Reference.