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Thread.sleep in loop

Isaac Hewitt
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Joined: Jul 24, 2006
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I just began using NetBeans 6.9 and it has new hints available to the programmer. One of my classes is a lowe level thread that sleep every 5 seconds after which it verifies the introduction of any USB memory devices into Windows. NetBeans hints to me that a sleep call with a while loop can be dicey, well not exactly in those words. The class functions correctly and there is no noticeable decline in performance of the program. I don't see any other way around the way I have cided the calss below:

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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You'll have to tell us what the message is, if you want some guesses as to what it means. As far as this code goes, nothing wrong with sleeping inside a loop.


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