[ros-dev] Guarded mutex

Filip Navara xnavara at volny.cz
Sun Oct 31 23:13:05 CET 2004


Aliberti Emanuele wrote:

> What are they? KM says they are less expensive than FAST_MUTEXes.

They're similar to fast mutexes, but do not block APCs by raising IRQL 
to APC_LEVEL. Instead they just enter critical section (called Guarded 
Region).



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