Thread

#import "std/thread"

This module contains tools for managing multithreading. It's basically wrapper for Windows thread system and pthread on posix systems.

warning: This module is experimental and not fully supported across all platforms.

std.ThreadEntryFn

ThreadEntryFn :: *fn (ctx: *u8) s32

Thread entry function type.

File: thread.bl

std.Thread

Thread :: _thread_impl.Handle

Thread handle.

File: thread.bl

std.thread_create

thread_create :: fn (entry: ThreadEntryFn, ctx : *u8: ) (_0: Thread, _1: Error
) #inline

Create and start new thread with specified entry function. Pointer to custom ctx can be optionally passed to the entry function here.

File: thread.bl

std.thread_join

thread_join :: fn (thread: Thread) (exit_code: s32, err: Error
) #inline

Blocks until thread exits. Return value from worker function is returned as exit_code. When execution is successful all thread resources are released.

File: thread.bl

std.thread_join_all

thread_join_all :: fn (threads: []Thread) Error #inline

Blocks until all threads exits.

File: thread.bl

std.thread_exit

thread_exit :: fn (exit_code : s32: 0) Error #inline

Exit current thread with optional exit_code return value.

File: thread.bl

std.thread_current

thread_current :: fn () Thread #inline

Gets current thread.

File: thread.bl