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From Dominique Devienne <>
Subject RE: "destroy"-ing an Ant exec doesn't destroy what Ant is "exec"- ing...
Date Mon, 07 Apr 2003 15:34:27 GMT

Why can't be modified to not call System.exit, possibly
conditionally under the control from a new command line argument?

Seems like the simplest and cleanest solution, no?!?!? --DD

-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Bodewig [] 
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 10:31 AM
Subject: Re: "destroy"-ing an Ant exec doesn't destroy what Ant is

On Mon, 07 Apr 2003, Rich Wagner <> wrote:

> Do you know whether these IDE front ends have to work-around this
> "<java>"/System.exit problem,

Yes, yes they have (NetBeans for sure, as Jesse Tilly keeps bugging us
about it 8-)

> and if so, how ?

by registering a SecurityManager that disallows System.exit.

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