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Conditions that stop threads from executing

Joyce Lee
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Joined: Jul 11, 2003
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Hi all,
According to knB of page 508, it mentions that "stopping threads from executing" means "moving a thread to a nonrunnable state".
Could someone advise me if I'm right with the following statements?
Conditions that stop a thread from executing:
sleep(), wait(), join(), blocked because it needs an object locks
Conditions NOT counted as stopping a thread from executing:
yield(), another thread is given higher priority
Thanks
Joyce
Andres Gonzalez
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Joined: Nov 27, 2001
Posts: 1561
Hmm.. yes, yield() does not guarantee that the thread will move from the running to runnable state. And if it does, the same thread might be chosen again to the running state.


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