I'm running the aforementioned code inside a servlet container (tomcat).
The native method calls a Delphi method that executes a "showMessage", when the futureTask is running the native method calls the showMessage (it will just wait for the user to press "OK"), because it executes inside a servlet, the user doesn't see the dialog message, so, the task will run until the timeout.
The problem is that my task stops, but the thread (pool-1-thread-1) doesn't stop.
Alternately, if you aren't yet ready to shut down the whole ExecutorService, you don't really need to stop the thread. It can just wait until the ExecutorService is given a new task that it can work on. Or until shutdown() is called.
Rafael F. Oliveira
Joined: Aug 26, 2008
My native method is synchronized and "showMessage" is called in some cases...if the thread isn't stopped or killed new tasks will start in a blocked mode. Because that I would like to kill a specific thread instead of all of them when the timeout is exceeded. Is it possible?