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Muter vs Mutex - What's the difference?

muter | mutex |

As nouns the difference between muter and mutex

is that muter is mother while mutex is mutex.




(en noun)
  • Something that mutes sound.
  • The violinist often uses a muter when she practices.




    (es) (wikipedia mutex)
  • (computing, programming) An object in a program that serves as a lock, used to negotiate mutual exclusion among threads.
  • Verb

  • To apply a mutex to.
  • * 2002 , "Steve Connet", Re: best way to interrupt a select() call in a (POSIX) thread?'' (on newsgroup ''comp.programming.threads )
  • Or you can have a single pipe that is mutexed' so each thread can only write to the pipe exclusively. Alternatively, you can have each thread put the finished fd in a globally ' mutexed list.