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@@ -94,6 +94,20 @@ regains control of the processor, its context is restored from the TCB. When a
task is restarted, the initial state of the task is restored from the starting
context area in the task's TCB.
+Task Name
+.. index:: task name
+By default, the task name is defined by the task object name given to
+:ref:`rtems_task_create() <rtems_task_create>`. The task name can be obtained
+with the `pthread_getname_np()
+<>`_ function.
+Optionally, a new task name may be set with the `pthread_setname_np()
+<>`_ function.
+The maximum size of a task name is defined by the application configuration
Task States
.. index:: task states