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Calling doGet() method from init() method

Sreenivasa Rao Pitchuka

Joined: Dec 24, 2002
Posts: 18
In my application, I need to start a Servlet at server startup.For that I'm using a load-on-startup param.From this (i.e from init())I need to execute another task through doGet() method. Is it possible.
Please inform ASAP.
Thanks and regards,
Pradeep bhatt
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Joined: Feb 27, 2002
Posts: 8927

You cannot call doGet from init because you do not have request and response object to pass one, unless you create an instance of those yourselves.
Why dont you call the task method directly.

Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

The way you do this is to make the task separate from both the init() and doGet() methods, and you can then call it from either one.
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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