Thread arguments cont complex parameters can be

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Unformatted text preview: read Arguments (cont.) Complex parameters can be passed by creating a structure and passing the address of the structure. The structure can't be a local variable (of the function calling pthread_create)!! - threads have different stacks! Thread args example struct { int x,y } two_ints; void *blah( void *arg) { struct two_ints *foo = (struct two_ints *) arg; printf("%u sum of %d and %d is %d\n", pthread_self(), foo->x, foo->y, foo->x+foo->y); return(NULL); } Thread Lifespan Once a thread is created, it starts executing the function func() specified in the call to pthread_create(). If func() returns, the thread is terminated. A thread can also be terminated by calling...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course CSCI 4061 taught by Professor Tripathi during the Spring '08 term at Minnesota.

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