PR_Unlock

Releases a specified lock object. Releasing an unlocked lock results in an error.

Attempting to release a lock that was locked by a different thread causes undefined behavior.

Syntax

#include <prlock.h>

PRStatus PR_Unlock(PRLock *lock);

Parameter

PR_Unlock has one parameter:

lock
A pointer to a lock object to be released.

Returns

The function returns one of the following values:

  • If successful, PR_SUCCESS.
  • If unsuccessful (for example, if the caller does not own the lock), PR_FAILURE.

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