Shell bug(?)

Joel Sherrill joel at
Fri Nov 1 16:36:44 UTC 2019

On Fri, Nov 1, 2019, 11:24 AM Mathew Benson <mbenson at>

> My shell task is set to priority 250.  I have another task that I've set
> to a priority of 235.  When I have the shell in the build, that priority
> 235 task appears to pend indefinitely with the shell reporting state =
> "TIME" and I don't know where it would be pending.  The task is accessing
> NOR drivers.  But just by running the shell command, releases that priority
> 235 task.  In fact, any command releases it.  Whether its a valid command
> or not.  But if I remove the shell from the build, everything is fine.  The
> task doesn't pend.  It executes as it should.  Did I miss something in the
> documentation regarding integration of the shell?  Is there something we
> are or are not supposed to do when the shell is integrated?

I'm off today and this is from my phone.

TIME should indicate that the task is sleeping. Assuming these are not
POSIX thread priority The priority 235 task has to be blocked or the shell
task won't run at all. So anytime your shell task runs, the others should
be blocked.


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