Threading question

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Thu Aug 2 14:42:16 CEST 2001


In article <9k9635$hli$1 at news.netmar.com>,  <news at aegis.mailshell.com> wrote:
>In the following code snippet, is the if statement redundant?
>It seems to make no difference whether its there or not.
>
>thread1.start()
>thread2.start()
>thread3.start()
>thread4.start()
>
>if threading.currentThread().getName() == 'MainThread':
>    thread1.join()
>    thread2.join()
>    thread3.join()
>    thread4.join()

Yes, the "if" is redundant.  You might want to use a different method
for synchronizing with the threads, though.
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