How to check if a thread holds lock on a particular obj

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Think about a scenario where you would have to find at run time that whether a thread has lock on a particular object e.g. find out whether thread New

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  • Submitted By - Javin Paul

  • Submitted on - 2011-08-20 02:31:25

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Think about a scenario where you would have to find at run time that whether a thread has lock on a particular object e.g. find out whether thread NewsReader has lock on NewsPaper object or not ?

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