[concurrency-interest] Waiting for object value to be available.
gregg at cytetech.com
Tue Aug 23 09:18:21 EDT 2005
Peter Veentjer - Anchor Men wrote:
> I want some kind of container that can store an object. Multiple threads
> can read a value from that container, and if there is no object
> available (the value is null) they are going to sleep (or sleep untill a
> timeout occurs). If there is a value available, all threads that where
> sleeping wake up.. and read the value (but don`t remove it like a in
This is what the whole j.u.c.Future interface is for. Have a look there
and the pointers from that Javadoc to FutureTask etc.
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