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Java 9 Concurrency Cookbook - Second Edition by Javier Fernández González

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The Condition interface has other versions of the await() method, which are as follows:

  • await(long time, TimeUnit unit): Here, the thread will sleep until:
    • It's interrupted
    • Another thread calls the signal() or signalAll() methods in the condition
    • The specified time passes
    • The TimeUnit class is an enumeration with the following constants: DAYS, HOURS, MICROSECONDS, MILLISECONDS, MINUTES, NANOSECONDS, and SECONDS
  • awaitUninterruptibly(): The thread will sleep until another thread calls the signal() or signalAll() methods, which can't be interrupted
  • awaitUntil(Date date): The thread will sleep until:
    • It's interrupted
    • Another thread calls the signal() or signalAll() methods in the condition
    • The specified date arrives

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