SetThreadpoolThreadMaximum function (threadpoolapiset.h)

Sets the maximum number of threads that the specified thread pool can allocate to process callbacks.

Syntax

void SetThreadpoolThreadMaximum(
  PTP_POOL ptpp,
  DWORD    cthrdMost
);

Parameters

ptpp

A pointer to a TP_POOL structure that defines the thread pool. The CreateThreadpool function returns this pointer.

cthrdMost

The maximum number of threads.

Return value

None

Remarks

To specify the minimum number of threads available in the pool, call SetThreadpoolThreadMinimum.

To compile an application that uses this function, define _WIN32_WINNT as 0x0600 or higher.

Examples

For an example, see Using the Thread Pool Functions.

Requirements

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

See also

CloseThreadpool

CreateThreadpool

SetThreadpoolThreadMinimum

Thread Pools