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WHAT'S NEW
New FreeRTOS Long Term Support version released
Simplifying Authenticated Cloud Connectivity for Any Device.
Designing an energy efficient and cloud-connected IoT solution with CoAP.
Introducing FreeRTOS Kernel version 11.0.0:
FreeRTOS Roadmap and Code Contribution process.

Upgrading From FreeRTOS V10.4.5 to V10.4.6

FreeRTOS V10.4.6 is a drop in replacement for FreeRTOS V10.4.5 for all ports other than ARMv7-M ports with Memory Protection Unit (MPU) support.

ARMv7-M MPU Ports

The FreeRTOS ARMv7-M (ARM Cortex-M3/4/7) ports with memory protection unit (MPU) support include a new configuration option configALLOW_UNPRIVILEGED_CRITICAL_SECTIONS. Setting this constant to 0 in FreeRTOSConfig.h prevents unprivileged application tasks from using the taskENTER_CRITICAL() macro to create a critical section. Set the constant to 1, or leave it undefined, to maintain compatibility with previous FreeRTOS MPU kernel versions, which allow both privileged and unprivileged tasks to create critical sections. Note: It is recommended to set the constant to 0 for maximum security; because of this, a compiler warning is output if the constant is left undefined.

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