<thread> functions

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get_id Functionsleep_for Functionsleep_until Function
swap Functionyield Function

Uniquely identifies the current thread of execution.

thread::id this_thread::get_id() noexcept;  

Return Value

An object of type thread::id that uniquely identifies the current thread of execution.

Blocks the calling thread.

template <class Rep,  
class Period>  
inline void sleep_for(
    const chrono::duration<Rep, Period>& Rel_time);

Parameters

Rel_time
A duration object that specifies a time interval.

Remarks

The function blocks the calling thread for at least the time that's specified by Rel_time. This function does not throw any exceptions.

Blocks the calling thread at least until the specified time.

template <class Clock, class Duration>  
void sleep_until(const chrono::time_point<Clock, Duration>& Abs_time);

void sleep_until(const xtime *Abs_time);

Parameters

Abs_time
Represents a point in time.

Remarks

This function does not throw any exceptions.

Swaps the states of two thread objects.

void swap(
    thread& Left,  
    thread& Right) noexcept;  

Parameters

Left
The left thread object.

Right
The right thread object.

Remarks

The function calls Left.swap(Right).

Signals the operating system to run other threads, even if the current thread would ordinarily continue to run.

inline void yield() noexcept;  

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