Just joined last night and successfully logged in here, ...ning.com following the link above led to a request to relogin and its not working. Not much of an issue yet....but thought I'd pass it on.
"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…"
"Yes. The need for volatile is because the variable is being modified by different threads: on the one hand, the thread that is being stopped, and on the other, any thread that wants to tell it to stop.
Encapsulation doesn't change that.…"
"In terms of its defined behaviour, calling interrupt() on a thread does not make the thread end and doesn't prevent the finally clause from being executed. So you either have another bug in your code or a bug in your VM.
Have you tried running…"
"Thanks for your point and sorry for the delay in responding. I think there are a few things worth mentioning here.
The first thing that is worth mentioning is that, while there is a connection, the calculation of hash codes for use in a hash…"
"OK, re the nonce first: the basic idea is that one way or another, you must not ever re-use the same counter value with the same encryption key. If you did that, then XORing the resulting encrypted blocks together would give you the two…"
So your method of effectively taking "manual pot shots" and seeing if you can eye-ball a pattern is definitely applicable to Java as well. At any time you can press Ctrl + Break in the console window, or send a singal 9 to the VM…"