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Understanding join()

Understanding join()

// : c13:Joining.java
// Understanding join().
// From 'Thinking in Java, 3rd ed.' (c) Bruce Eckel 2002
// www.BruceEckel.com. See copyright notice in CopyRight.txt.

class Sleeper extends Thread {
  private int duration;

  public Sleeper(String name, int sleepTime) {
    duration = sleepTime;

  public void run() {
    try {
    } catch (InterruptedException e) {
      System.out.println(getName() + " was interrupted. "
          + "isInterrupted(): " + isInterrupted());
    System.out.println(getName() + " has awakened");

class Joiner extends Thread {
  private Sleeper sleeper;

  public Joiner(String name, Sleeper sleeper) {
    this.sleeper = sleeper;

  public void run() {
    try {
    } catch (InterruptedException e) {
      throw new RuntimeException(e);
    System.out.println(getName() + " join completed");

public class Joining {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    Sleeper sleepy = new Sleeper("Sleepy", 1500), grumpy = new Sleeper(
        "Grumpy", 1500);
    Joiner dopey = new Joiner("Dopey", sleepy), doc = new Joiner("Doc",

} ///:~


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