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QB_ATOMIC_POINTER_COMPARE_AND_EXCHANGE(3) libqb Programmer's Manual QB_ATOMIC_POINTER_COMPARE_AND_EXCHANGE(3)

NAME

qb_atomic_pointer_compare_and_exchange - Compares oldval with the pointer pointed to by atomic and if they are equal, atomically exchanges *atomic with newval.

SYNOPSIS

#include <qb/qbatomic.h>

int32_t qb_atomic_pointer_compare_and_exchange(
    volatile void *QB_GNUC_MAY_ALIAS   *atomic,
    void                               *oldval,
    void                               *newval
);

PARAMS

atomic a pointer to a void*

oldval the assumed old value of *atomic

newval the new value of *atomic

DESCRIPTION

Also acts as a memory barrier.

RETURN VALUE

QB_TRUE if atomic was equal oldval, else QB_FALSE.

SEE ALSO

qb_atomic_int_set(3), qb_atomic_int_compare_and_exchange(3), qb_atomic_int_get(3), qb_atomic_int_add(3), qb_atomic_init(3), qb_atomic_pointer_get(3), qb_atomic_int_exchange_and_add(3), qb_atomic_pointer_set(3)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2003 Sebastian Wilhelmi
2021-03-03 LIBQB