pthread_attr_getdetachstate - Obtains the detachstate attribute of the specified thread attributes object.
DECthreads POSIX 1003.1c Library (libpthread.so)
const pthread_attr_t *attr,
Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows:
IEEE Std 1003.1c-1995, POSIX System Application Program Interface
Thread attributes object whose detachstate attribute is obtained. Receives the value of the detachstate attribute.
This routine obtains the detachstate attribute of a thread attributes object. This attribute specifies whether threads created using the specified thread attributes object are created in a detached state.
See the pthread_attr_setdetachstate description for information about the detachstate attribute.
On successful completion, this routine returns a zero, and the detachstate attribute is set in detachstate. A value of PTHREAD_CREATE_JOINABLE indicates the thread is not detached, and a value of PTHREAD_CREATE_DETACHED indicates the thread is detached.
If an error condition occurs, this routine returns an integer value indicating the type of error. Possible return values are as follows: Successful completion. The detached state attribute is returned in detachstate. The value specified by attr does not refer to an existing thread attributes object.
Functions: pthread_attr_init(3), pthread_attr_setdetachstate(3)
Manuals: Guide to DECthreads and Programmer's Guide