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Created March 19, 2015 01:01
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// mutex example
#include <iostream> // std::cout
#include <thread> // std::thread
#include <mutex> // std::mutex
std::mutex mtx; // mutex for critical section
void print_block (int n, char c) {
// critical section (exclusive access to std::cout signaled by locking mtx):
mtx.lock();
for (int i=0; i<n; ++i) { std::cout << c; }
std::cout << '\n';
mtx.unlock();
}
int main ()
{
std::thread th1 (print_block,50,'*');
std::thread th2 (print_block,50,'$');
th1.join();
th2.join();
return 0;
}
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