Mutex objects use on Window Objects

Hello All,

This is sample code snippet in my code.

mutex.Lock();
 CString str=list.GetItemText(1,i);
mutex.Unlock();

Now my question is will mutex locks the total list control or only the item I have selected??

Thanks
Sudhakar
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SteHCommented:
The mutex will only assure that no other thread/ process can get that mutex. To completly lock the list you need to enclose all access to this ctrl with that mutex.
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SteHCommented:
What is your need? I guess it is not blocking the OS from accessing the list control. Else you need to derive a class from that control and secure all modifier functions with a lock/unloch pair.
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sudhakar_koundinyaAuthor Commented:
OK,
I Just get the doubt
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