Re: Threads - petersonproblem

Patricia Shanahan <>
Sun, 03 Dec 2006 18:53:08 GMT
ppp wrote:

ppp napisal(a):

Hi, I try to implement Peterson algorithm in java. That is very easy.
Here you are:

class Peterson {
    private int turn;
    private boolean[] interested = {false, false};

    public Peterson(String name) {

    public void enterRegion(int process) {

        int other = 1 - process;
        interested[process] = true;
        turn = process;

        while (turn==process && interested[other]==true)
            ;// do nothing


    public void leaveRegion(int process) {
        interested[process] = false;

But it's hard to me use this class any how.

Should i create 2 Threads, and in this threads method run should use
methods leave/enter Region?

please help.

i know the answer:
yes - that should I do.

However, there are some subtle issues with the memory model that you
need to consider. See the thread "Peterson's Algorithm in java,
sequencial instruction execution ?" in this group.


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