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Synchronized method - testing junit

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I have a method which was not threadsafe, i have now Synchronized  it.

Just wondering if i can use Junit it prove that it now working syncronsouly ? I was thinking of instantiating a few threads and then invoking the method.....but not sure this is the correct way.

Just need a Junit test to prove that the method is now Synchronized

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Your tests should reflect a worst case scenario of a life situation.
JUNIT is not enough in this case.
You should prove that a 'random rain' of calls on this method doesn't
lead to hangs or race conditions.

So, what's the purpose of the method.
Don't answer, just think and analyse.

;JOOP!
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