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join() method of thread

Mohan Ramanna
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Joined: Jun 26, 2000
Posts: 36
can someone throw liht on the join () method of thread.
a clear explanation is expected?
thanks in advance
- mohan
Prasanna Joshi
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Joined: Apr 25, 2000
Posts: 11
In javadoc --
Waits for this thread to die.
Practically a use of join is to block until the thread
completes it operation ie if u start a thread in main()
and u want the main to block until the thread completes
it operation.you can use join,so when the thread completes
it run ie dies,it unblocks the execution of main()
eg public static void main(String [] args)
{
Thread t = new Thread();
t.start();
t.join();
}
}
 
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