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From Rickard Öberg <>
Subject Re: Classloader weirdities
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2001 07:08:56 GMT
Remy Maucherat wrote:
> If it really does nothing now and it was ok in b7, maybe it's also a
> regression caused by a new feature Craig introduced (the new CATALINA_BASE
> property). I had trouble with that and my service stuff.

Sounds like a possible culprit yes.

> > I will commit what I have now to JBoss CVS so you can try it out for
> > yourself.
> Ok.

I'll let you know when this is done.

> > Well, I assumed that that was the case, but that is not what is
> > happening. The old stuff is retained.
> Well, we do nothing more than unreferencing the old CL, clearing /
> recreating the servlet context, and destroy / unload / load / init all
> servlets and filters. So it's fully possible to have objects instatiated
> from the old CL if you keep the references.

Well, I have no external stuff that keep the references. Or rather, I do
(the JMX MBeanServer), but these are not used and upon next deployment
they should not be used anyway since they'll be replaced with new ones.


Rickard Öberg
Software Development Specialist
xlurc - Xpedio Linköping Ubiquitous Research Center
Author of "Mastering RMI"

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