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Atomic operations library

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The atomic library provides components for fine-grained atomic operations allowing for lockless concurrent programming. Each atomic operation is indivisible with regards to any other atomic operation that involves the same object. Atomic objects are free of data races.

Defined in header <atomic>

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Atomic types
(C++11)
atomic class template and specializations for bool, integral, and pointer types
(class template) [edit]
provides atomic operations on non-atomic objects
(class template) [edit]
Operations on atomic types
checks if the atomic type's operations are lock-free
(function template) [edit]
atomically replaces the value of the atomic object with a non-atomic argument
(function template) [edit]
atomically obtains the value stored in an atomic object
(function template) [edit]
atomically replaces the value of the atomic object with non-atomic argument and returns the old value of the atomic
(function template) [edit]
atomically compares the value of the atomic object with non-atomic argument and performs atomic exchange if equal or atomic load if not
(function template) [edit]
adds a non-atomic value to an atomic object and obtains the previous value of the atomic
(function template) [edit]
subtracts a non-atomic value from an atomic object and obtains the previous value of the atomic
(function template) [edit]
replaces the atomic object with the result of bitwise AND with a non-atomic argument and obtains the previous value of the atomic
(function template) [edit]
replaces the atomic object with the result of bitwise OR with a non-atomic argument and obtains the previous value of the atomic
(function template) [edit]
replaces the atomic object with the result of bitwise XOR with a non-atomic argument and obtains the previous value of the atomic
(function template) [edit]
blocks the thread until notified and the atomic value changes
(function template) [edit]
notifies a thread blocked in atomic_wait
(function template) [edit]
notifies all threads blocked in atomic_wait
(function template) [edit]
Flag type and operations
the lock-free boolean atomic type
(class) [edit]
atomically sets the flag to true and returns its previous value
(function) [edit]
atomically sets the value of the flag to false
(function) [edit]
atomically returns the value of the flag
(function) [edit]
blocks the thread until notified and the flag changes
(function) [edit]
notifies a thread blocked in atomic_flag_wait
(function) [edit]
notifies all threads blocked in atomic_flag_wait
(function) [edit]
Initialization
(C++11)(deprecated in C++20)
non-atomic initialization of a default-constructed atomic object
(function template) [edit]
(C++11)(deprecated in C++20)
constant initialization of an atomic variable of static storage duration
(function macro) [edit]
(C++11)(deprecated in C++20)
initializes an std::atomic_flag to false
(macro constant) [edit]
Memory synchronization ordering
defines memory ordering constraints for the given atomic operation
(enum) [edit]
removes the specified object from the std::memory_order_consume dependency tree
(function template) [edit]
generic memory order-dependent fence synchronization primitive
(function) [edit]
fence between a thread and a signal handler executed in the same thread
(function) [edit]

[edit] C Compatibility for atomic types

Defined in header <stdatomic.h>
(C++23)
compatibility macro such that _Atomic(T) is identical to std::atomic<T>
(function macro) [edit]

Neither the _Atomic macro, nor any of the non-macro global namespace declarations are provided by any C++ standard library header other than <stdatomic.h>.

(since C++23)

[edit] See also

C documentation for Atomic operations library