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Java Language Features: With Modules, Streams, Threads, I/O, and Lambda Expressions by Kishori Sharan

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© Kishori Sharan 2018
Kishori SharanJava Language Featureshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3348-1_18

18. Stack Walking

Kishori Sharan
(1)
Montgomery, Alabama, USA
 
In this chapter, you will learn:
  • What stacks and stack frames are
  • How to traverse a thread’s stack before JDK9
  • How to traverse a thread’s stack in JDK9 using the Stack-Walking API
  • How to know about the class of a caller of a method in JDK9
All example programs in this chapter are a member of a jdojo.stackwalker module, as declared in Listing 18-1.
// module-info.java
module jdojo.stackwalker {
    exports com.jdojo.stackwalker;
}
Listing 18-1.
The Declaration of a jdojo.stackwalker Module

What Is a Stack ?

Each thread in a JVM has a private JVM stack that is created at the same time the thread ...

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