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From: Kowalke Oliver (QD IT PA AS) (Oliver.Kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-09 07:53:12

For what would be 'task-stealing' be usefull?
Wouldn't be one task-queue on which worker threads are waiting be sufficient?
Polling of one thread in task-queues of other threads seams to be expensive.

> Johan Torp:
> > Does existing threadpools (such as
> > java.util.concurrency.ExecutorService)
> > offer thread re-use and if so is it considered an success?
> Doug Lea says that ThreadPoolExecutor doesn't steal threads,
> but the upcoming ForkJoin framework does. ForkJoin is described in
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