Poor Style: Empty Synchronized Block

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#REDIRECT Failure to follow guideline/specification



Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 04/7/2009


Description

This synchronized block contains no statements; it is unlikely the synchronization achieves the intended effect.

Synchronization in Java can be tricky. An empty synchronized block is often a sign that a programmer is wrestling with synchronization but has not yet achieved the result they intend.


Risk Factors

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Examples

synchronized(this) { }

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