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mutant

<programming> Microsoft's term for a mutex which is generally used in user mode but can also be used in kernel mode. According to this terminology a mutex is only used in kernel mode.

["Microsoft Windows NT Workstation Resource Kit"].

(1997-07-30)

 


Nearby terms: Musicam MuSimp MUSL mutant Mutation Testing MuTeX mutex
 

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