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threads - start() & run()
Joined: Oct 28, 2000
Oct 28, 2000 03:04:00
What is the name of the method used to schedule a thread for execution and that for executing a thread?
feel it is start() and run() simultaneously.
Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Oct 28, 2000 03:18:00
You are right.
Its run() - for executing a therad. &
start() - for scheduling a thread.
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Joined: Nov 07, 2000
Nov 07, 2000 08:41:00
you can not execute a thread. Calling start will put it in runnable state but calling 'run' will just use that method in the current thread. You can think of the 'thready' code existing in 'start' only.
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subject: threads - start() & run()
can anybody tel me wat exactly Thread.start() will do?
General threading problem
Why start() method
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