Manpage of PTHREAD_ATTR_SETAFFINITY_NP
PTHREAD_ATTR_SETAFFINITY_NPSection: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
NAMEpthread_attr_setaffinity_np, pthread_attr_getaffinity_np - set/get CPU affinity attribute in thread attributes object
#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */ #include <pthread.h>int pthread_attr_setaffinity_np(pthread_attr_t *attr, size_t cpusetsize, const cpu_set_t *cpuset);int pthread_attr_getaffinity_np(const pthread_attr_t *attr, size_t cpusetsize, cpu_set_t *cpuset);Compile and link with -pthread.
DESCRIPTIONThe pthread_attr_setaffinity_np() function sets the CPU affinity mask attribute of the thread attributes object referred to by attrto the value specified in cpuset. This attribute determines the CPU affinity mask of a thread created using the thread attributes object attr.
The pthread_attr_getaffinity_np() function returns the CPU affinity mask attribute of the thread attributes object referred to by attrin the buffer pointed to by cpuset.
The argument cpusetsizeis the length (in bytes) of the buffer pointed to by cpuset. Typically, this argument would be specified as sizeof(cpu_set_t).
RETURN VALUEOn success, these functions return 0; on error, they return a nonzero error number.
- (pthread_attr_setaffinity_np()) cpusetspecified a CPU that was outside the set supported by the kernel. (The kernel configuration option CONFIG_NR_CPUSdefines the range of the set supported by the kernel data type used to represent CPU sets.)
- (pthread_attr_getaffinity_np()) A CPU in the affinity mask of the thread attributes object referred to by attrlies outside the range specified by cpusetsize(i.e., cpuset/cpusetsizeis too small).
- (pthread_attr_setaffinity_np()) Could not allocate memory.
VERSIONSThese functions are provided by glibc since version 2.3.4.
ATTRIBUTESFor an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
|pthread_attr_setaffinity_np(), pthread_attr_getaffinity_np()||Thread safety||MT-Safe|
CONFORMING TOThese functions are nonstandard GNU extensions; hence the suffix "_np" (nonportable) in the names.
NOTESIn glibc 2.3.3 only, versions of these functions were provided that did not have a cpusetsizeargument. Instead the CPU set size given to the underlying system calls was always sizeof(cpu_set_t).
SEE ALSOsched_setaffinity(2), pthread_attr_init(3), pthread_setaffinity_np(3), cpuset(7), pthreads(7)
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