Linked by Elad Lahav on Thu 18th Feb 2016 19:27 UTC

A mutex is a common type of lock used to serialize concurrent access by multiple threads to shared resources. While support for POSIX mutexes in the QNX Neutrino Realtime OS dates back to the early days of the system, this area of the code has seen considerable changes in the last couple of years.

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RE: Cool article!
by elahav on Thu 18th Feb 2016 23:57 UTC in reply to "Cool article!"
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For the most part, the pthread API is implemented as a thin layer on top of the native thread API, e.g., pthread_create() does very little other than invoking the ThreadCreate() kernel call.

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