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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-12 11:19:48

>I have come across another problem:
> You might try to CloseHandle on the mutex while another thread is still
> waiting on this.
> While the documentation is explicit about a dying thread that did not
> realease a mutex
> he had a hold on (it is abandoned then), I could nothing find for the
> other case.
> Any ideas?

I don't think that's a problem, if the other thread is waiting on the mutex
then it has it's own handle to the mutex open, so the mutex doesn't actually
get deleted as a system object until the last waiting thread has completed
it's wait and closed it's own handle.


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