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Thanks for the quick reply. Maybe I was not very explicit in my message. I am made to understand that lock.lock behaves exactly the same as synchronized on the lock object. which means if synchronized acquires the object monitor, so does…"
"Welcome to a slightly confusing feature of Locks.
If you use one of the explicit Lock classes such as ReentrantLock, then the method you call is called await()-- notice the "a" at the beginning-- rather than the wait() method (which still…"
The thread calling synchronzed(obj) acquires and owns that objects monitor till it releases it. Does lock.lock also behaves in a similar fashion. I tried calling lock.wait() after lock.lock() using an instance of ReentrantLock and the code gave me IllegalMonitorStateException.See More
"I ran this in Solaris. When the waiting dead lock happens, press ctl+\. (SIGQUIT, 3). On Windows, try ctl + break.
This problem may result if the program creates say 5 producers and 1 consumer, and each can wake up just one other thread,…"