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Can anyone elaborate on modifier volatile please?
Book defination "volatile Indicates a variable may change out of sync because it is used in threads".
I would like to know where it is used in real world scenarios. Example Please?
Thanks
[ August 06, 2007: Message edited by: Aaron Raja ]
 
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Originally posted by Aaron Raja:
Can anyone elaborate on modifier volatile please?

Since the details are not required for the exam, I would not bother with it. Use your time for other preparation tasks, until you really need a deep understanding of multithreading.
 
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