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app yadav

Joined: Mar 07, 2005
Posts: 11
Can any one pls tell me what are the possible int values that can be used in case of <load-on-startup>.

Thanks in advance.

Aparna Yadav
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
It can be a value of 1 or greater. The one with the "1" will be loaded first, and then the others in ascending order.

Note that starting with Servlet API 2.3, the concept of javax.servlet.ServletContextListener can be used to initialize anything that needs initializing. That is a much cleaner solution than having a servlet that does not actually serve anthing.
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