[PATCH v2 4/5] score: Turn thread lock into thread wait lock

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Wed Jul 27 06:20:01 UTC 2016

On 27/07/2016 15:36, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> +
>>> +/**
>>> + * @brief Tranquilizes a thread wait on a thread queue procedure.
>> Again I am not sure what "tranquilizes" means. My dictionary states:
>> "To render tranquil; to allay when agitated; to compose; to
>>  make calm and peaceful; as, to tranquilize a state disturbed
>>  by factions or civil commotions; to tranquilize the mind."
>> Is this thread agitated? Is this making the thread calmer? Are you
>> sedating the thread? :)
> After the violent blocking procedure you make the thread calm and
> peaceful again so that it can carry out its normal work.

Adding this statement goes a long way to helping understand the purpose.

>> Is quiesce or silent better?
> I am open for suggestions, but I think quiesce and silent is not better
> here.
Yes I agree.

Sedate? It is a hard one.


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