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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Parallel processing option for subant?
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2005 13:39:53 GMT
Matt Benson wrote:
> --- Jeffrey E Care <carej@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>>Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote on
>>10/12/2005 07:50:04 AM:
> 
> [SNIP]
> 
>>>to an extent <parallel> is the most prone to race
>>
>>conditions, as it is 
>>
>>>running stuff in the same project. a subant
>>
>>running in parallel is 
>>
>>>likely to share much less, just a FileUtils
>>
>>instance and maybe some 
>>
>>>references handed down.
>>
>>Is it same to assume that we'll be running against
>>JDK 1.2 or greater? If 
>>so we could possibly convert FileUtils (or any other
>>class with a static 
>>"getInstance" singleton accessor) to use
>>ThreadLocal.
> 
> 
> To interject, I can't recall ever having seen anything
> in FileUtils specifically that would not be
> thread-safe.  There is no instance data and no static
> data is modified after class initialization.
> 

I agree -its just the main singleton that springs to mind.


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