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Mutex::destroy

(PECL pthreads >= 2.0.0)

Mutex::destroyDestroy Mutex

Description

final public static boolean Mutex::destroy ( long $mutex )

Destroying Mutex handles must be carried out explicitly by the programmer when they are finished with the Mutex handle.

Parameters

mutex

A handle returned by a previous call to Mutex::create(). The handle should not be locked by any Thread when Mutex::destroy() is called.

Return Values

A boolean indication of success

Examples

Example #1 Mutex Creation and Destruction

<?php
/** You cannot use the "new" keyword, a Mutex is not a PHP object **/
$mutex Mutex::create();
/** You have the physical address of the Mutex **/
var_dump($mutex);
/** Always destroy mutex you have created **/
Mutex::destroy($mutex);
?>

The above example will output:

int(40096976)

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