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Hi,

I came across the following mock exam question:



Then the statement "While a Thread is executing iTest(), any call on sTest() will block pending lock access" is false.

Why is this statement false?

My understanding: When iTest() is running it will own the lock on the object and any call to sTest() will be blocked until the iTest method completes and release the lock.

Many Thanks
 
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Static method synchronization not gives you object lock rather gives you lock for Class object running in JVM ...because static methods does not have this refrence and so can not give you object lock for current instance...

-Atul
 
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Agree with Atul .Synchronized static method will lock class object not the instance object,and synchronied method will lock the instance object.So the two kinds of methods is not relevant.
 
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