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Varun Monga
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What if I call the destroy() method of servlet in the init() method of servlet ?


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Ulf Dittmer
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The question is moot, because servlet code never calls the destroy method (or the init method). The servlet container does that.
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Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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The code would run, but the Servlet wouldn't actually be taken out of service. The destroy method is a method like any other method, but its purpose has to do with the lifecycle of the Servlet, which is managed by the web container.

A developer should never call the init or destroy method of a Servlet. We just put pertinent code there, and allow the container to invoke it.

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