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Posted By:   kumar618_pandian
Posted On:   Friday, May 18, 2001 10:13 PM

What is a Daemon Thread?

Re: MultiThreading

Posted By:   Alex_Chaffee  
Posted On:   Monday, May 21, 2001 12:49 PM

Already asked. Please see http://www.jguru.com/faq/view.jsp?EID=43724. In future, please search the FAQ before asking a question.

Re: MultiThreading

Posted By:   Christopher_Schultz  
Posted On:   Monday, May 21, 2001 12:22 PM

A daemon thread is one that won't force the JVM to continue running when other threads die.

In other words, the JVM will shutdown and exit when all non-daemon threads have terminated.

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