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Component: Mutex

Functions for named mutexes.

Allows synchronization of file/memory/device access by two FileMaker processes, e.g. client and server running on same computer.

Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
10.2 / 14.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes

Item Details
Mutex.Create
Creates a new mutex with given name.
All
10.2
Mutex.List
Lists all Mutex reference numbers.
All
10.2
Mutex.Lock
Locks the mutex.
All
10.2
Mutex.Name
Queries name of mutex.
All
10.2
Mutex.Release
Frees a mutex.
All
10.2
Mutex.ReleaseAll   New in 14.3
Releases all mutex objects.
All
14.3
Mutex.TryLock
Tries to lock the mutex.
All
10.2
Mutex.Unlock
Unlocks the mutex.
All
10.2

8 functions shown.

These functions require a license (75%).

Release notes

  • Version 10.2

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