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Blog Archive for mandychung during November 2005

Thread dumps are very useful for diagnosing synchronization related problems such as deadlocks on object monitors. Ctrl-\ on Solaris/Linux or Ctrl-Break on Windows has been a common way to get a thread dump of a running application. On Solaris or Linux, you can send a QUIT signal to the target application. The target application in both cases prints a thread dump to the standard output and also...