LibHTTP API Reference – httplib_atomic_dec()

httplib_atomic_dec( addr );

Parameters

Parameter Type Description
addr volatile int * The address of the integer to decrement

Return Value

Type Description
int The value of the integer after the decrement

Description

The function httplib_atomic_dec() performs an atomic decrement if an integer. This function can be used to decrement an integer in a reliable way where multiple processes or threads have simultaneous access to the variable. The function returns the value of the integer after it has been decremented.

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