rency level

       #include <pthread.h>

       int pthread_setconcurrency(int new_level);
       int pthread_getconcurrency(void);

       Compile and link with -pthread.

       The pthread_setconcurrency() function informs the implementation of the
       application's  desired  concurrency level, specified in new_level.  The
       implementation takes this only as a hint: POSIX.1 does not specify  the
       level  of  concurrency  that  should be provided as a result of calling

       Specifying new_level as 0 instructs the implementation  to  manage  the
       concurrency level as it deems appropriate.

       pthread_getconcurrency()  returns  the current value of the concurrency
       level for this process.

       On success, pthread_setconcurrency() returns 0; on error, it returns  a
       nonzero error number.

       pthread_getconcurrency()  always  succeeds,  returning  the concurrency
       level set by a previous call  to  pthread_setconcurrency(),  or  0,  if
       pthread_setconcurrency() has not previously been called.

       pthread_setconcurrency() can fail with the following error:

       EINVAL new_level is negative.

       POSIX.1-2001  also  documents  an EAGAIN error ("the value specified by
       new_level would cause a system resource to be exceeded").

       These functions are available in glibc since version 2.1.


       The default concurrency level is 0.

       Concurrency levels are meaningful only for  M:N  threading  implementa-
       tions,  where  at  any moment a subset of a process's set of user-level
       threads may be bound to a smaller number of kernel-scheduling entities.
       Setting the concurrency level allows the application to give the system
       a hint as to the number of kernel-scheduling entities  that  should  be
       provided for efficient execution of the application.
       be found at

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