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System.exit() in servlet

Durga Krishna

Joined: Jul 10, 2006
Posts: 11
hi everybody,

Please tell me what will happen if my servlet is having System.exit();
And aslo plesase tell me how to fix the bug in my module? what is the procedure to follow?
Justin Yao

Joined: Jun 16, 2006
Posts: 19
This method will terminate the currently running JVM, so your sevlet will
be terminated.

[ July 12, 2006: Message edited by: Yao Gao ]
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Don't do that.

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Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63852

Originally posted by Yao Gao:

so your sevlet will be terminated.

While that's technically true, that's only because the entire server will be shut down.
[ July 12, 2006: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]

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Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Many production servers will run with a SecurityManager in place, in which case that operation is usually not permitted.
Jeroen T Wenting
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Joined: Apr 21, 2006
Posts: 1847
that doesn't make it a good idea to use it though

I agree. Here's the link:
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