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CAn notify() and notifyAll() possibly stop execution of a runing thread?
 
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Normally,I do not think these two methods will stop execution of a runing thread?

Originally posted by kevin goon:
CAn notify() and notifyAll() possibly stop execution of a runing thread?



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Hi Kevin,
My guess is that it can. If the thread thats gets placed into the ready state has a higher priority and the scheduler implemented honors it then the running thread could be preempted by the new one.
Manfred.
 
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I think it depends on the operating system. If the OS has preemptive scheduling and if a higher priority thread becomes ready then the thread is moved from running to ready state.
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Originally posted by Manfred Leonhardt:
Hi Kevin,
My guess is that it can. If the thread thats gets placed into the ready state has a higher priority and the scheduler implemented honors it then the running thread could be preempted by the new one.
Manfred.


Manfred,
IMHO, notify() (or notifyAll()) always comes in pair with wait(), right?
 
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