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Threads and Synchronization
Diffrence between calling the run() method.
Joined: Nov 06, 2006
Apr 30, 2008 02:49:00
If you extend any thread class , we should override the run method.
We can call that run method by using obj.start() or obj.run().
Just i want to know difference between them .
Is that start() method will create new Thread () ?
Joined: Aug 05, 2005
Apr 30, 2008 03:47:00
Yes. If you call the run method directly then it will be executed by the current thread. By calling start, a new thread is created and run is executed by that thread.
Joined: Oct 30, 2001
Apr 30, 2008 04:22:00
Actually, calling start does not create a new Thread, but it does create a new thread.
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Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Apr 30, 2008 08:24:00
As said before, the difference is that start() will execute the run() method on a new thread, and run() will execute on the current thread.
This is a real stinker in examination; run() is called but the question lets you think that start() is called instead.
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subject: Diffrence between calling the run() method.
start() method of the Thread class
Difference between start() and run() method?
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