Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)Updated: 2008-11-17Local indexUp
pthread_testcancel - request delivery of any pending cancellation request
#include <pthread.h>void pthread_testcancel(void);
Compile and link with -pthread.
creates a cancellation point within the calling thread,
so that a thread that is otherwise executing code that contains
no cancellation points will respond to a cancellation request.
If cancelability is disabled (using
or no cancellation request is pending,
then a call to
has no effect.
This function does not return a value.
If the calling thread is canceled as a consequence of a call
to this function, then the function does not return.