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Making context attribute thread safe...

ankur rathi
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Joined: Oct 11, 2004
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What I got from reading HFS&J is, There is only one way to make context attribute thread safe, where ever we are using context (setting and getting attrubute in context) in whole web application, do that in synchronized block. Other than this, there is no way to make sure...

Am I right?

Thanks.
Pradeep bhatt
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Joined: Feb 27, 2002
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Yes you are right.


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Ben Souther
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This topic is currently being discussed here as well:
http://www.coderanch.com/t/361561/Servlets/java/ServletContext-setAttribute-always-Synchronization


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ankur rathi
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Thanks Pradip and Ben.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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