[PATCH] score: Unify CORE mutex seize/surrender
sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Wed Sep 28 09:06:19 UTC 2016
On 28/09/16 10:47, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 28/09/16 10:38, Pavel Pisa wrote:
>> Hello Sebastian and Gedare,
>> I cannot hold myself to not express my opinion there.
>> On Wednesday 28 of September 2016 07:52:51 Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> On 27/09/16 16:59, Gedare Bloom wrote:
>>>> A mostly unrelated question: why do we have two different
>>>> _Semaphore_Get functions, one static in score/src/semaphore.c and the
>>>> other inlined from semimpl.h?
>>> Yes, this is a bit confusing. One is part of the Classic API, the other
>>> is for the self-contained semaphores.
>> what is the reason to name these self-contained semaphores.
> the name "self-contained" is used for objects which work with a user
> supplied storage. For example:
> In contrast to the Classic and POSIX objects which work with a kernel
> supplied storage which is accessed via the object identifier.
> In the context of the Newlib <sys/lock.h> a "semaphore" is a counting
In case the name "self-contained" is confusing for this purpose, then I
am happy to replace it with a better alternative.
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