NAME¶comedi_lock - subdevice reservation
int comedi_lock(comedi_t * device, unsigned int subdevice);
DESCRIPTION¶The function comedi_lock reserves a subdevice for use by the current process. While the lock is held, no other process is allowed to read, write, or configure that subdevice, although other processes can read information about the subdevice. The lock is released by comedi_unlock, or when comedi_close is called on device.
RETURN VALUE¶If successful, 0 is returned. If there is an error, -1 is returned.
AUTHORS¶David Schleef <email@example.com>
Frank Mori Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Herman Bruyninckx <Herman.Bruyninckx@mech.kuleuven.ac.be>
Bernd Porr <email@example.com>
Ian Abbott <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Éric Piel <email@example.com>
COPYRIGHT¶Copyright © 1998-2003 David Schleef
Copyright © 2001-2003, 2005, 2008 Frank Mori Hess
Copyright © 2002-2003 Herman Bruyninckx
Copyright © 2012 Bernd Porr
Copyright © 2012 Ian Abbott
Copyright © 2012, 2015 Éric Piel
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