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From Gregory Shimansky <gshiman...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][jvmti] thread_java_basic.c::thread_end_count ---- is it necessary that this variable be accurate?
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2007 10:17:36 GMT
Weldon Washburn wrote:
> Maybe I am misunderstanding the code.  It looks like 
> "alive_thread_count--;"
> could be executed concurrently by multiple threads and consequently end up
> with an incorrect value.  Is it OK to have an approximate value?

This variable is not used by JVMTI code, JVMTI doesn't deal with 
statistics. The code was added at revision 513013 from HARMONY-2059 and 
is an implementation of j.l.management.ThreadMXBean native part.

Since this is just statistics, I think it may have an approximate value.


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