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working of join() methord in Thread

Gaurav Chhabras
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Joined: Sep 21, 2005
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can someone please tell me the exact working of " join() " methord in Thread.

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Gaurav
Kris Krason
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This method waits until the thread (for which it was called) dies (ends its run() method)


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Srinivasa Raghavan
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Thread.join () method lets one thread to join to the end of other thread.
It will run only after the other thread completes the execution.

If a thread named 'x' cannot do it's work until other thread 'Y' completes then 'X' should join 'Y' Now X will run only after 'Y' completes it's work
[ October 14, 2005: Message edited by: Srinivasa Raghavan ]

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