Re: Problem with Threads
> I'm trying to write a program using Threads. I want to pass a value
> into the run() method of the Thread and I want to return an ArrayList
> from the run method. I'm passing the value in via the constructor of
> the threaded class and then using a getValue() method in the the run()
> method to acces the value passed in
> To retrieve the ArrayList I've declared it as an instance variable, and
> in the run() method I'm adding to the ArrayList. Then I have a
> getList() method to get the populated List.
> I start the Thread like this:
> Thread t = new Thread(parameter); //parameter is the value I'm
> passing in.
Is "parameter" a String or a Runnable? Because Thread single-argument
constructors only exist for those types.
> list = t.getList(); // This is the method I created to retrieve the
> populated list
Have you actually tried running this code exactly as you presented it to us?
Doesn't the getList() call give you a compiler error?
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