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Thread Joining and ExecutorService

Harsha Smith
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Joined: Jul 18, 2011
Posts: 287
how to call join method on a thread that was started by ExecutorService object?
Stephan van Hulst

Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 3783

You shouldn't. Instead, when you submit a task to the ExecutorService, you can use the Future of that task to wait until the task is finished, through the get() method.
John Vorwald
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Joined: Sep 26, 2010
Posts: 139
You may be able to assign a runnable to wait on, and then submitted the object to an ExecutorService.
See question on join.
I agree. Here's the link:
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