This week's book giveaway is in the Clojure forum.
We're giving away four copies of Clojure in Action and have Amit Rathore and Francis Avila on-line!
See this thread for details.
Win a copy of Clojure in Action this week in the Clojure forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

wait()

 
sai donthneni
Ranch Hand
Posts: 50
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I would like to know whether wait() method belongs to class Thread or it belongs to class object? Since, when wait() is implemented in classes it is just called as wait() and not being called by any object inside a synchronous method.
 
Keith Lynn
Ranch Hand
Posts: 2399
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Originally posted by sai donthneni:
I would like to know whether wait() method belongs to class Thread or it belongs to class object? Since, when wait() is implemented in classes it is just called as wait() and not being called by any object inside a synchronous method.


Well the wait() method is public in Object which means it is inherited by every class including Thread.

What's important is the thread that calls the wait() method. Whatever thread calls it will place itself into the waiting state.
[ April 10, 2006: Message edited by: Keith Lynn ]
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic