[concurrency-interest] Why never daemon threads withdefaultthreadfactory?

Peter Veentjer - Anchor Men p.veentjer at anchormen.nl
Wed Sep 7 03:12:50 EDT 2005


>> I already did and that was why I was wondering
>> why the daemon property with the default threadfactory
>> Was set to false even though the daemon property of the
>> Threadgroup is true.
>
>I don't know what you are talking about here. The default ThreadFactory
>doesn't create or modify the ThreadGroup that will be used. If the
group is
>a daemon group then it has nothing to do with the thread factory.
>
>And as I said: being a daemon Threadgroup has absolutely NO connection
with
>daemon threads.
Aha ok.. I thought there was some relation: if a threadgroup is a daemon
and a thread created ( and linked to that threadgroup) would also be a
daemon.
But clearly that isn`t the case. 



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