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From Emmanuel Lécharny <>
Subject Re: Errors in
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 16:39:03 GMT
Le 5/2/12 5:33 PM, Niklas Gustavsson a écrit :
> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Francesco Chicchiriccò
> <>  wrote:
>> we are experiencing repeated failures on Windows probably due to few zombie
>> processes belonging to some former build.
>> As you can see from [1], in fact, ports 8082 and 9080 are already in use.
>> I personally don't understand how this could happen: every build, even with
>> failures should always exit cleanly, but the situation needs some manual
>> intervention in order to kill such zombie processes.
>> Thanks for your support.
>> Regards.
>> [1]
> Should be fixed now. But, I would argue that it's never a good idea to
> run tests on fixed ports. You're running in a shared environment (or
> on some random developer's box) where you can never know that these
> ports are available. Instead, if at all possible, let the OS pick a
> free port for you.
> /niklas
Hi Niklas,

I totally agree with that. One thing to consider though : using port 0 
to get Tomcat to pick a random port might lead to many ports remaining 
opened, if the cleanup is not done correctly...

Emmanuel Lécharny

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