Review request for 6829503

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Sat Apr 18 21:20:59 UTC 2009

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 22:53, Mandy Chung <Mandy.Chung at> wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> Thanks for the quick review.
> Users should only add their shutdown hooks via the System.addShutdownHook()
> method.   java.lang.Shutdown is an implementation class for registering
> internal hooks besides application shutdown hooks - including the shutdown
> hook for Console and DeleteOnExitHook.   Applications should not use the
> Shutdown#add method.

I think you misunderstood me.  I was musing about how, in the future,
we could allow applications to also manipulate hooks during shutdown,
using some kind of similar mechanism as done with "internal" hooks.
Almost off-topic on my part.


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