[ECOS] pthread_mutex_unlock when mutex is not locked

Sergei Organov osv@topconrd.ru
Wed Apr 27 09:00:00 GMT 2005


Rubц╘n Pц╘rez de Aranda Alonso <rperez@sidsa.es> writes:
> Hi all,
> I have found a problem when I want to unlock a mutex that is not locked
> by any thread.

Then the problem is in your code. The mutex is not appropriate for what
you are doing, -- only the thread that locked the mutex is allowed to
unlock it. Use something else, e.g., semaphore or condition variable to
achieve your goal.

-- 
Sergei.


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