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AIX Version 4.3 Base Operating System and Extensions Technical Reference, Volume
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pthread_self Subroutine

Purpose

Returns the calling thread's ID.

Library

Threads Library (libpthreads.a)

Syntax

#include 

pthread_t pthread_self (void);

Description

The pthread_self subroutine returns the calling thread's ID.

    Note: The pthread.h header file must be the first included file of each
    source file using the threads library. Otherwise, the -D_THREAD_SAFE
    compilation flag should be used, or the cc_r compiler used. In this case, the
    flag is automatically set.

Return Values

The calling thread's ID is returned.

Errors

No errors are defined.

The pthread_self function will not return an error code of EINTR.

Implementation Specifics

This subroutine is part of the Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.

Related Information

The pthread_create subroutine, pthread_equal subroutine, pthread.h file.

Creating Threads in AIX Version 4.3 General Programming Concepts: Writing and
Debugging Programs.

Threads Library Quick Reference in AIX Version 4.3 General Programming Concepts:
Writing and Debugging Programs.
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