[concurrency-interest] concurrency puzzle

David Holmes dcholmes at optusnet.com.au
Sun Sep 10 19:16:49 EDT 2006


Now you've confused me :)

> If, on the other hand, the print() method assigns a value to y before
> the println() statement, thus:
> public void print() {
>    y = 42;
>    System.out.println(y);
> }
> then the same program would either print out 10 or 42, but not 0.

Ummm if the assignment occurs in the print method then the subsequent
println must print 42 regardless because the assignment occurred in the same

David Holmes

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