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Binary Semaphore documentation  Topic is solved

Postby steved » Wed May 16, 2018 4:44 pm

....is missing from the PDF manuals (18.2.0 and earlier). Just a blank page.

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Re: Binary Semaphore documentation

Postby Giovanni » Wed May 16, 2018 5:12 pm

Uhm, let me check, probably because the reorganization in library.

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Re: Binary Semaphore documentation

Postby steved » Wed May 16, 2018 9:34 pm

Giovanni wrote:Uhm, let me check, probably because the reorganization in library.

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Seems likely - possibly because of the bits that are now OS-independent - may be others.

If you happen to review the actual documentation on the binary semaphore interface, I found the wording for my specific use case to be non-intuitive - a simple 'wait on flag'. Having read 'the book', it's clear that the intuitive signal/wait on semaphore is what is meant, but the 'taken/not taken' concept didn't sit well with me (especially as 'not taken' is a semaphore value of 1!)

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Re: Binary Semaphore documentation

Postby Giovanni » Thu May 17, 2018 2:51 pm

Hi,

I uploaded new documents, changing terminology would take longer, I decided to use different terms because counter and binary semaphores have different use cases.

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