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From "Oliver Heger (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (LANG-1275) Add a tryAcquire() method to TimedSemaphore
Date Sat, 08 Oct 2016 14:46:20 GMT
Oliver Heger created LANG-1275:
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             Summary: Add a tryAcquire() method to TimedSemaphore
                 Key: LANG-1275
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-1275
             Project: Commons Lang
          Issue Type: Improvement
          Components: lang.concurrent.*
    Affects Versions: 3.4
            Reporter: Oliver Heger


In order to support non-blocking use cases and be more in-line with Java's {{Semaphore}} class,
{{TimedSemaphore}} should support a _tryAcquire()_ method:

{code}
public boolean tryAcquire();
{code}

The method checks whether another permit can be acquired. If so, it acquires the permit and
returns *true*. Otherwise, it returns *false* without blocking the calling thread.



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