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From Rickard Öberg <>
Subject Re: Classloader weirdities
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2001 06:14:46 GMT
Remy Maucherat wrote:
> What is not working with the latest sources ?

It is quite bizarre really. I am using the EmbeddedManager MBean, and
when I call "start" nothing happens. No listener is started. As a
side-effect I can't test much of anything. Going back to T4b7 makes it
work again.

> The message is quite vague, could I get more details ?

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

> > Any ideas? Could this possible be related to this thread that I found in
> > the archives:
> >
> When reloading a context, the old classloader is dumped, and a new one is
> created. Catalina doesn't internally keep any references on objects
> instantiated by the old CL, but it's up to you to do the same.

Well, I assumed that that was the case, but that is not what is
happening. The old stuff is retained.

So, I will commit what I have now into the "contrib" JBoss CVS module
(/catalina subdirectory). Get it from there. Any help would be


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

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