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From Pid <>
Subject Re: Disable class monitoring for reloading container classes
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2010 08:44:14 GMT
On 08/10/2010 01:19, Jane Muse wrote:
> If I changed the system time zone not to change with daylight savings
> time, then it would be off by an hour. I don't think our customers would
> like that. Or am I misunderstanding your comment?

The system timezone is almost irrelevant, you could use UTC or any other
stable timezone setting.

The primitive long value of time inside a Date is the same regardless of
timezone.  It sounds like you're relying on the system time for date
display, rather than formatting it as needed when you need to output it.


> Thanks,
> Jane 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pid [] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:23 AM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Disable class monitoring for reloading container classes
> On 06/10/2010 20:39, Jane Muse wrote:
>> There's a backgroundProcessor method in tomcat that checks whether 
>> container classes need to be reloaded, and checks for session 
>> expirations. Is it possible to disable this method, like you can 
>> disable class reloading for the context with reloadable="false"? I'm 
>> using tomcat 6.0.18 on an IBM i (OS400)  version V6R1. When daylight 
>> savings time hits, our application gets reloaded, and the following 
>> statements are in catalina.out:
> How about fixing the system time zone to be one that doesn't change with
> daylight time savings?
> p
>> Mar 14, 2010 3:00:08 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext 
>> reload
>> INFO: Reloading this Context has started
>> We have been able to stop the application from reloading on a 
>> different version of the IBM i, version V7R1, by using 
>> reloadable="false". However on the V6R1 O/S the application still 
>> reloads because the background processor detects a timestamp change
> when DST occurs.
>> From the documentation, it doesn't look like backgroundProcessorDelay 
>> can be used to suppress backgroundProcess, just to delay it as its 
>> name implies.
>> We would gladly upgrade tomcat to a more recent version if we thought 
>> this issue had been resolved, but I don't see any mention of it in the
>> change logs.
>> - Jane
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