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Micheal Harris
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I was working on a packet capture program am trying to capture and stop a packet capture.I am using java threads to create a thread for capture and the java JButton to stop the capture but when i recapture packets i get a Thread exception saying i have already created the thread capture but i had already "killed" interrupted the thread when i pressed stop.I know thread stop,wait etc are obsolete but i don't know where how to stop a thread. here is the code


how do i stop threads or better how can i press stop to halt a capture thread then resume it when i press capture again.
 
Tushar Goel
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Very long code, can't read it but generally once thread is stop then you can't start same thread again. New thread should be created. You can use wait/notify mechanism to inform the thread.
 
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Welcome to the Ranch

Thread#stop is not obsolete. It is worse: irreparably broken and it must not be used. You should also not use threads in Swing, because Swing components are not thread‑safe. Find out about worker threads; I think that will help.
 
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Nice forum you guys have here
sorry for the long code.....i will have a look at the links and thanks for the first reply really helped.
 
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