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SDL_TryLockSpinlock

Try to lock a spin lock by setting it to a non-zero value.

Header File

Defined in <SDL3/SDL_atomic.h>

Syntax

SDL_bool SDL_TryLockSpinlock(SDL_SpinLock *lock);

Function Parameters

SDL_SpinLock * lock a pointer to a lock variable.

Return Value

(SDL_bool) Returns SDL_TRUE if the lock succeeded, SDL_FALSE if the lock is already held.

Remarks

Please note that spinlocks are dangerous if you don't know what you're doing. Please be careful using any sort of spinlock!

Version

This function is available since SDL 3.0.0.

See Also


CategoryAPI, CategoryAPIFunction, CategoryAtomic


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