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.
If the thread is part of the thread pool in an ExecutorService, the best way is probably to call shutdown() on the ExecutorService.
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?