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os_send_signal

Summary
#include <rtx166t.h>

int os_send_signal (
  int task_id);     /* Task to signal */
Description

The os_send_signal function sends a signal to task task_id. If the specified task is already waiting for a signal, this function call readies the task for execution but does not start it. Otherwise, the signal is stored in the signal flag of the task.

Note

  • This function is part of the RTX166 Tiny Real-Time Operating System.
Return Value

The os_send_signal function returns a value of 0 if the signal was set successfully, a value of 1 if the signal was already set, and a value of -1 if the specified task does not exist.

See Also

isr_send_signal, os_clear_signal, os_wait, os_wait_signal

Example
#include <rtx166t.h>

void signal_func (void) _task_ 2
{
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os_send_signal (8);        /* signal task #8 */
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}

void tst_os_send_signal (void) _task_ 8
{
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os_send_signal (2);        /* signal task #2 */
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}

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