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S Majumder
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Hi All,
I have one question : what is object lock ?

Thanks,
Satya
Anayonkar Shivalkar
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Hi Satya,

Your question is quite ambiguous (at least to me).

Do you mean to say lock related class (e.g. java.util.concurrent.locks.ReentrantLock)? Or do you mean lock obtained on an object (by synchronized block)?

Also, what exactly do you want to know about it?


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Anayonkar Shivalkar (SCJP, SCWCD, OCMJD, OCEEJBD)
S Majumder
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Hi Anayonkar,
I want to know
a) what is ReentrantLock and how actually its work ?
b) The lock obtained on an object ..

Thanks
-- Satya
Anayonkar Shivalkar
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S Majumder wrote:Hi Anayonkar,
I want to know
a) what is ReentrantLock and how actually its work ?
b) The lock obtained on an object ..

Thanks
-- Satya

Well, I would highly suggest firstly go through JavaDocs of corresponding classes. If you face any doubt(s), you can always post here.
Henry Wong
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The Oracle tutorial on threads is also a good place to start....

http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/essential/concurrency/

Henry


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