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Revision as of 11:57, 25 September 2016

This page lists the spare knowledge we have on the official CTR API.

Synchronization Primitives

These are to be considered in extension to the system calls outlined in Multi-threading.

Critical Section (light-weight mutex)

Similar to a mutex, but faster and no priority inheritance. Therefore problems such as priority inversion may occur.


Creates an object


Locks out threads from accessing a critical section.


Unlocks and allows for access to a critical section.

Light Semaphore

API unknown.

Light Event

API unknown.