sem_acquire

(PHP 3 >= 3.0.6, PHP 4, PHP 5)

sem_acquire - Acquire a semaphore

Описание

bool sem_acquire ( resource sem_identifier )

sem_acquire() blocks (if necessary) until the semaphore can be acquired. A process attempting to acquire a semaphore which it has already acquired will block forever if acquiring the semaphore would cause its maximum number of semaphore to be exceeded. sem_identifier is a semaphore resource, obtained from sem_get().

Возвращает TRUE в случае успешного завершения или FALSE в случае возникновения ошибки.

After processing a request, any semaphores acquired by the process but not explicitly released will be released automatically and a warning will be generated.

Смотрите также sem_get(), and sem_release().

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