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Zak Nixon
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Joined: Sep 27, 2003
Posts: 126
Can anyone explain this method?
Thread t = new Thread();
setDaemon(t);
Thanks
Zak
Harwinder Bhatia
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Joined: Oct 17, 2003
Posts: 150
Hi Zak

Thread t = new Thread();
setDaemon(t);

The setDaemon method in the Thread class is 'not' overloaded and is defined as:

It takes a boolean argument and 'not' a Thread object as argument. If your example is referring to the setDaemon method in the Thread class, then it will 'not' compile. If it's overridden in your custom class, then it's a whole different story.
Hope that will help.
Thanks
Harwinder
 
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