pthread_mutexattr_destroy Subroutine Purpose Deletes a mutex attributes object. Library Threads Library (libpthreads.a) Syntax #include
int pthread_mutexattr_destroy (attr) pthread_mutexattr_t *attr; Description The pthread_mutexattr_destroy subroutine deletes the mutex attributes object attr, reclaiming its storage space. It has no effect on the mutexes previously created with that attributes object. Note: The pthread.h header file must be the first included file of each source file using the threads library. Parameters attr Specifies the mutex attributes object to delete. Return Values Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. Otherwise, an error code is returned. Error Codes The pthread_mutexattr_destroy 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_mutexattr_init subroutine, pthread_mutex_init subroutine. Using Mutexes. Threads Library Quick Reference.