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From Christopher Schultz <>
Subject Re: After stopping tomcat, the tomcat process still appears to be running
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 14:51:53 GMT

To be fair, you did say JVM shutdown, not Tomcat shutdown.

> AFAIK Tomcat does not call System.exit() - at least did not in version
> 4.1.*, when we solved the very same problem.


>> At JVM shutdown, the JVM is terminated only if all remaining running
>> threads are daemon threads.
> Not true. System.exit() kills the VM regardless of the presence of
> non-daemon threads.

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