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How the run() method is invoked internally?

 
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Can anybody answer How the run() method is invoked internally when we are calling the start() method over the thread? I need the exact process how its internally woprking?
 
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The source code for the Thread class can be found in the src.zip file in your JDK installation. That should give you a general idea of how it works although I wouldn't be surprised if there are some native methods involved.
 
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The basic implementation of Thread in Java 6 is

target is the Runnable you pass to the Thread constructor.

The start() code is

The start0 and stop0 methods are native however, probably using the OS' native threads where possible.
 
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