assertion failures

Archie Cobbs archie at
Mon Jul 27 20:49:58 PDT 1998

Godmar Back writes:
>  This test doesn't really fail, it only formats its output differently.
> I made a note of that in FAQ/FAQ.Known-bugs.

Oops, sorry for not checking there first.

> It seems that Sun's synchronized a "println" so it wouldn't
> try to print something new before the newline was written.  TVT's Klasses.jar
> doesn't, output of different threads gets interleaved, hence the failure.

It seems like outputting a println() as one piece (ie, synchronizing)
makes sense, if only to be consistent with Sun.. I'd be happy to
create patches if you agree.


Archie Cobbs   *   Whistle Communications, Inc.  *

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