holger at wizards.de
Mon Jan 8 03:32:15 EST 2007
Peter Kovacs wrote:
> I would like to use some kind of ThreadPool executor for execution
> which blocks when the maximum number of threads in the pool is reached
> and all threads are utilized.
As Joe pointed out this existed in the Doug Lea's original concurrent
library, and since I needed it for backwards compatbility I "ported" it
(accidentally for use with the backport lib too):
Feel free to use it any way you want; if you have questions drop me a line.
That being said, waiting for the pool/queue only works for certain amounts
of work and producer/consumer ratios: if you produce work more quickly
than you consume it over an extended period of time, you will eventually
run out of something, somewhere, unless you throttle.
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