[ace-users] ACE_Thread_Mutex + priority inheritance

Douglas C. Schmidt schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Mon Jul 16 15:37:47 CDT 2007

Hi Abdul,

   Thanks for using the PRF.

> ACE_VERSION: 5.5.9
> The constructor of ACE_Thread_Mutex is as follows:
> ACE_Thread_Mutex (const ACE_TCHAR *name=0, ACE_mutexattr_t
> *attributes=0)
> Notice that there is an optional argument called attributes. What I'm
> trying to find out if there is a portable way under real-time operating
> systems to have ACE_Thread_Mutex employ a priority inheritance protocol
> to avoid the potential for priority inversion.
> Is such a thing possible in ACE?

I don't think this is possible with ACE (yet), but it should probably be
added, e.g., by creating a new ACE_Priority_Inheritance_Thread_Mutex
class that uses ACE_Thread_Mutex and sets this attributes parameter



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