WdfWaitlockRelease rule (kmdf)

The WdfWaitlockRelease rule specifies that calls to WdfWaitLockAcquire and WdfWaitLockRelease are used in a balanced way within a KMDF event callback function. When the KMDF event callback function returns, the driver should not hold the framework spin lock object that was obtained by a previous call to WdfWaitLockAcquire.

Driver modelKMDF

How to test

At compile time

Run Static Driver Verifier and specify the WdfWaitlockRelease rule.

Use the following steps to run an analysis of your code:
  1. Prepare your code (use role type declarations).
  2. Run Static Driver Verifier.
  3. View and analyze the results.

For more information, see Using Static Driver Verifier to Find Defects in Drivers.

Applies to




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