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From "Oliver Heger (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Updated: (LANG-582) Provide an implementation of the ThreadFactory interface
Date Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:19:27 GMT


Oliver Heger updated LANG-582:

    Attachment: BasicThreadFactory.patch

Reworked patch:
* Renamed class to {{BasicThreadFactory}}.
* A _builder_ is now used for creating instances.
* New configuration options for priority and an uncaught exception handler are supported.

> Provide an implementation of the ThreadFactory interface
> --------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: LANG-582
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: lang.concurrent.*
>            Reporter: Oliver Heger
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 3.0
> The Executor framework in Java 1.5 uses the {{ThreadFactory}} interface for creating
new threads on demand. Currently there is no base implementation of this interface. So if
an application needs to configure threads used by an {{ExecutorService}}, it has to create
a custom implementation.
> This is a proposal to add a default {{ThreadFactory}} implementation which allows an
application to configure some options of the threads to be created. Especially the names of
newly created threads and their daemon status can be configured. Maybe the configuration options
can be extended, e.g. for specifying a priority or an uncaught exception handler.

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