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Do I need to lock interrupt on stm32?

Question asked by Tobias Kruehn on Jun 14, 2017



I wondered it writing / reading 32 bit values on a stm32 controller is atomic. The actual question is:


If I have an interrupt handler which writes a uint32_t value and an application which reads the same value, do I need to lock interrupt or mutex? If reading and writing 32 bit values is atomic there would be no reason to lock.


Thank you for answers.