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What if one forgets to do mutex_destroy(&mutex)
can this cause memory leak?
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That depends on the specific implementation, but not calling mutex_destroy for an initialized mutex could cause a memory leak yes.

As a rule, always make sure to properly clean up acquired resources, including mutexes.
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