boost.mutex class provides an R interface to the mutex functionality implemented in the Boost C++ library
Objects from the Class
Unlike many R objects, objects should not be created by calls of the form
new("boost.mutex", ...). The function
boost.mutex() is intended for the user.
- This is used internally to maintain state information and should not be touched by a user.
- Object of class
"externalptr"which keeps track of information relevant to the mutex.
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