hs-comp: VM is not exiting

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Thu Jun 11 17:12:51 UTC 2015

On 06/11/2015 06:11 PM, Vitaly Davidovich wrote:
> The OS is waiting.
> This class is fairly bad, and should be avoided because the internal thread
> is (a) non-daemon and (b) cannot be interrupted (it swallows IE and
> continues).  Javadoc calls this out:
> After the last live reference to a Timer object goes away and all
> outstanding tasks have completed execution, the timer's task execution
> thread terminates gracefully (and becomes subject to garbage collection).
> However, this can take arbitrarily long to occur. By default, the task
> execution thread does not run as a daemon thread, so it is capable of
> keeping an application from terminating. If a caller wants to terminate a
> timer's task execution thread rapidly, the caller should invoke the timer's
> cancel method.

But the Timer should time out after 1 second...


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