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vSemaphoreDelete() quick question

Posted by bertino on May 5, 2014


I'm on FreeRTOS v8.0.0. After adding and creating some binary semaphores through calls to xSemaphoreCreateBinary() I was trying to complete a code section to de-allocate semaphore variables. My idea was to use vSemaphoreDelete() once semaphore are not needed anymore, but reading the manual carefully, it says that vSemaphoreDelete() is to be used after vSemaphoreCreateBinary() no reference to xSemaphoreCreateBinary() was made. I'm assuming it should work with xSemaphoreCreateBinary() as well, but I'm asking you to be sure I'm not neglecting anything.

Thanks, Adalberto

vSemaphoreDelete() quick question

Posted by rtel on May 5, 2014

Yes it is fine to call vSemaphoreDelete() on semaphores that are created with either vSemaphoreCreateBinary(), or xSemaphoreCreateBinary() - or any other semaphore for that matter. I will update the docs.


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