QueuePointer Class Reference

#include <message.h>

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List of all members.

Detailed Description

An autopointer for the message queue.

Using an autopointer allows the queue to be released by the client and still exist until no drivers have messages relating to the queue still pending.

Definition at line 61 of file message.h.

Public Member Functions

 QueuePointer ()
 Create a NULL autopointer;.
 QueuePointer (bool _Replace, size_t _Maxlen)
 Create an empty message queue and an auto pointer to it.
 ~QueuePointer ()
 Destroy our reference to the message queue.
 QueuePointer (const QueuePointer &CopyFrom)
 Create a new reference to a message queue.
QueuePointeroperator= (const QueuePointer &rhs)
 assign reference to our message queue
MessageQueueoperator-> ()
 retrieve underlying object for use
MessageQueueget () const
 retrieve underlying object for use, may return a null pointer
MessageQueueoperator * ()
 retrieve underlying object for use
bool operator== (const QueuePointer &rhs)
 check if pointers are equal
bool operator== (void *pointer)
 check if pointers are equal
bool operator!= (const QueuePointer &rhs)
 check if pointers are equal
bool operator!= (void *pointer)
 check if pointers are equal

Private Member Functions

void DecRef ()
 Decrement ref count.

Private Attributes

 The queue we are pointing to.
unsigned int * RefCount
 Reference count.
pthread_mutex_t * Lock
 Used to lock access to refcount.

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Last updated 12 September 2005 21:38:45