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Harikrishna Gorrepati
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Joined: Sep 23, 2010
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Hi,

1. Because destroy() is callback method which is called by Container when the server is about to shutdown, Do we need to override it (or) leave it to the container.
2. Even though I write couple of System.out.println() statements in destroy() method and shutdown the server, they are not printed on the console.

Please advice.


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Javin Paul
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Joined: Oct 15, 2010
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Hi Hari,

As per my knowledge destroy() method is called before a Servlet gets unloaded from Container. though its upto container implementation on which other cases its provides callback to destroy() method.

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Javin


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