added in API level 1

ThreadPoolExecutor.DiscardOldestPolicy

public static class ThreadPoolExecutor.DiscardOldestPolicy
extends Object implements RejectedExecutionHandler

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.DiscardOldestPolicy


A handler for rejected tasks that discards the oldest unhandled request and then retries execute, unless the executor is shut down, in which case the task is discarded.

Summary

Public constructors

ThreadPoolExecutor.DiscardOldestPolicy()

Creates a DiscardOldestPolicy for the given executor.

Public methods

void rejectedExecution(Runnable r, ThreadPoolExecutor e)

Obtains and ignores the next task that the executor would otherwise execute, if one is immediately available, and then retries execution of task r, unless the executor is shut down, in which case task r is instead discarded.

Inherited methods

Public constructors

ThreadPoolExecutor.DiscardOldestPolicy

added in API level 1
public ThreadPoolExecutor.DiscardOldestPolicy ()

Creates a DiscardOldestPolicy for the given executor.

Public methods

rejectedExecution

added in API level 1
public void rejectedExecution (Runnable r, 
                ThreadPoolExecutor e)

Obtains and ignores the next task that the executor would otherwise execute, if one is immediately available, and then retries execution of task r, unless the executor is shut down, in which case task r is instead discarded.

Parameters
r Runnable: the runnable task requested to be executed

e ThreadPoolExecutor: the executor attempting to execute this task