ReleaseSRWLockExclusive function (synchapi.h)

Releases a slim reader/writer (SRW) lock that was acquired in exclusive mode.

Syntax

void ReleaseSRWLockExclusive(
  [in, out] PSRWLOCK SRWLock
);

Parameters

[in, out] SRWLock

A pointer to the SRW lock.

Return value

None

Remarks

The SRW lock must be released by the same thread that acquired it. You can use Application Verifier to help verify that your program uses SRW locks correctly (enable Locks checker from Basic group).

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header synchapi.h (include Windows.h on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See also

AcquireSRWLockExclusive

Slim Reader/Writer (SRW) Locks

Synchronization Functions