Why can you run a Kotlin coroutine on the main thread

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I don't understand how this piece of code can function correctly:

override fun onCreate(savedInstanceState: Bundle?) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState)

    launch(Dispatchers.Main) {
        log("A")
    }

    log("B")
}

This should output B first, followed by A.

Does this work give that the main thread is already under coroutine control? Maybe code is magically injected into the main thread by the coroutines API.

Nov 18, 2022 in Kotlin by Tejashwini
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