How do I destroy a thread group?

You can destroy a thread group by using destroy() method of ThreadGroup class. It will cleans up the thread group and removes it from the thread group hierarchy. It’s not only destroy the thread group, but also all its subgroups.

The destroy() method is of limited use: it can only be called if there are no threads presently in the thread group.

package org.kodejava.example.lang;

public class ThreadGroupDestroy {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        ThreadGroup root = new ThreadGroup("Root");
        ThreadGroup server = new ThreadGroup(root, "ServerGroup");
        ThreadGroup client = new ThreadGroup(root, "ClientGroup");

        //
        // Destroy 'root' thread groups and all its subgroup
        // ('server' & 'client')
        //
        root.destroy();

        //
        // Check if 'root' group and its subgroups already destroyed
        //
        if (root.isDestroyed()) {
            System.out.println("Root group is destroyed");
        }

        if (server.isDestroyed()) {
            System.out.println("Server group is destroyed");
        }

        if (client.isDestroyed()) {
            System.out.println("Client group is destroyed");
        }
    }
}
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