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Singleton implemented using Servlets

jeff wisgo
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I am trying to create only a single instance of a class which will run once Jakarta-Tomcat begins execution. To do this I have the following code:

*web.xml*


*InitializeController.java*


*Daemon.java*



When I run Jakarta-Tomcat, I can see the Daemon writing once every ~1 minute as expected. However, when I run other Servlets (which aren't related to this) there are additional instances of the Daemon which are apparently created, because I see many writes to the logfile, sometimes only 1 second apart. It seems like the init() function is being called again even though I t should not be.

Can anyone help out?

Thanks
[ October 01, 2004: Message edited by: jeff wisgo ]
Bear Bibeault
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I do not know what is causing your problem, but you might want to look into using context listeners to perform single-shot startup/shutdown actions rather than servlets.


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jeff wisgo
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Joined: Apr 20, 2004
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After doing some more research, it appears that the problem may be related to multiple class loaders, does anyone the semantics of how class loaders interact with Tomcat?
 
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