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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Running several java task (it stops after the first call) ?
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2001 12:02:04 GMT
Olivier Prouvost <> wrote:

> Forking is expensive : it loads a new VM while ant has its own. Is
> it possible to call several java task, without forking ?

In general?  Yes.  

In your case I suspect the java application in question calls
System.exit somewhere and therefore terminates Ant - apart from fixing
the application there is not much you can do ATM.  Using a custom
SecurityManager to catch these problems has been discussed, but not


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