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Hi can someone explain why result is 5 and not 10 ? We do change the value of x so how come it's not changed ? Is this because at this exact time the thread might not have been started to run yet ? I don't think that's the answer though but i haven't recieved any answer on this yet. Thank you.
 
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Yes , it seems that only because the thread might not have been started yet.. the result is so....
if we introduce sleep of even 1 ms u will get 10.(i ran it so)
i ran it with sleep(0)... it gave me 5.. I wonder what would a thread do for sleep(0)???
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