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Tmmet Johnson
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Joined: Nov 03, 2004
Posts: 56
I have a question.
I have a servlet.I want to load country from database and put in
application context.
My question is "Does the method called from init() to perform the above
has to synchronized " to be thread safe?

Thanks in advance,
Makarand Parab
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Joined: Dec 10, 2004
Posts: 121
init() is called once and only once when the servlet is loaded[ During start up or when it handles the first request - as configured]. Any method called from the init() method will be called only once. So you don't have to worry about the thread safety and sync.

Makarand Parab
I agree. Here's the link:
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