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Bing Lu
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Joined: Oct 10, 2000
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If there's >=two thread waiting for an object's lock, and some
other thread(owner of the lock) comes in saying notify(), which thread will get the lock, can any1 tell me.
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Aru Ven
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Joined: Sep 28, 2000
Posts: 199
Hi Bing,
There is no way to say which thread will get the lock... remeber the behaviour of threads are System/Vendor dependent....
Aruna
Bing Lu
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Joined: Oct 10, 2000
Posts: 42
So thread priority does not matter?
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Ajith Kallambella
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Joined: Mar 17, 2000
Posts: 5782
No, it does not. Priority is not a consideration while moving a thread from the waiting state to ready state.
Ajith


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