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    Default while(true){ section of code runs 200 times}

    hi
    in my thread run() method,


    i need a particular section to wait till 200 iterations are done and ,that section of code is never executed again ..

    please suggest me the logic ..
    thanks


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    Default Re: while(true){ section of code runs 200 times}

    while(true)
    {
     
    for()
    {
     
    This loop will b executed every time 
    }
     
    }

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    Default Re: while(true){ section of code runs 200 times}

    Don't use a infinite while loop. Use a boolean that you can control instead.

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    Default Re: while(true){ section of code runs 200 times}

    JUNKY,

    i need those threads to keep on running so i got to use infinite while loop

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    Default Re: while(true){ section of code runs 200 times}

    Why not a for loop if you want 200 iterations?

    Can you write some code or pseudo code showing what you want to do?

    Perhaps this:
    int lpCnt = 0;
    while(true) {
      lpCnt++;  // count the loops
      if(lpCnt == 200) {
        // do only when 200th loop
      }
    ...
    }// end while()
    Last edited by Norm; June 22nd, 2011 at 01:04 PM.

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    Default Re: while(true){ section of code runs 200 times}

    Quote Originally Posted by jack_nutt View Post
    JUNKY,

    i need those threads to keep on running so i got to use infinite while loop
    If I understand you correctly you want a bunch of stuff to loop X number of times ONCE. So you can have your outer infinite loop for the thread and have an inner while loop controlled by a boolean.
    boolean onlyRunOnce = true;
    while(true) {
        // some code
        while(onlyRunOnce) {
            // code runs 200 times
            onlyRunOnce = false;
        }
        //some other code
    }

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    Default Re: while(true){ section of code runs 200 times}

    Quote Originally Posted by jack_nutt View Post
    hi
    in my thread run() method,

    i need a particular section to wait till 200 iterations are done and ,that section of code is never executed again ..

    please suggest me the logic ..
    thanks
    This may be a bit late however, if you have a class that extends Thread for your run() create a method that inserts a boolean that starts the code you want to run. This may be one way to to wait the 200 iterations and not have the thread use the much needed processor time.

    Multi-threading is tricky at times but using interrupts to stop the thread to wait may be optional. A really good book for Threads is java concurrency check it out I am half way done with it.

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