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Delete task that holds Mutex

Posted by sheinz on November 2, 2016


We are experiencing a system crash when a task that creates and holds a Mutex is deleted. To be precise the crash happens when another task tries to take the mutex.

I understand that it is not correct usage of Mutexes but is it expected that system crashes in this case? I mean will deleting a task that holds a Mutex leave this mutex in some undefined state?


Delete task that holds Mutex

Posted by rtel on November 2, 2016

Do not delete a task that holds a mutex. Have the mutex released first, then delete the task.

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