Re: Detection of socket connecting process, two thread problem

Knute Johnson <>
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:11:34 -0800
On 1/25/2013 2:33 AM, artik wrote:

I'm newbie in Java and after several attempts and changing approaches i've decided to use synchronization like this below. I think it protects code (?) to use socket in the same time. Two threads using this procedures (disconnect and connect after) wait (if they need) when the second thread finished connecting and start to do the same: disconnect and connect. I can't find the way: don't doing disconnection-connection by the second thread when the first one started this just second before.

When error connections occurs in the threads (reading/writing) then call
reconnection procedure insede it are:
which are below

public synchronized void close_connection() {
         try {
             try {
             } catch (InterruptedException e1) {
         } catch (IOException e1) {
             // TODO Auto-generated catch block

public synchronized boolean setconnection() {
             boolean result=true;
             socket = new Socket();
             try {
                 socket.connect(new InetSocketAddress(address, port), 500);
                 in = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(
                 out = new BufferedWriter(new OutputStreamWriter(
             } catch (IOException e)
             return result;


I like to keep this sort of thing very simple. Divide up the connection
handling part from the I/O part.

Main thread
         Handle connection
         Spawn service threads that handle I/O by passing socket
         Wait until all service threads are finished
End Main thread

Service thread
         Create readers and writers as appropriate
         Do I/O and process

         If error
             Close socket to stop all service threads
             Break out of loop
     End Loop
End service thread


Knute Johnson

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