Mutex Flavors

Connoisseurs of mutexes distinguish various attributes of mutexes. It helps to know some of these, because they involve tradeoffs of generality and efficiency. Picking the right one often helps performance. Mutexes can be described by the following qualities, also summarized in the table below.


This section describes the library's namespace conventions.

tbb Namespace

Namespace tbb contains public identifiers defined by the library that you can reference in your program.

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