JavaFX app with Spring doesn't terminate on Mac OS X with Cmd-Q
Fabrizio.Giudici at tidalwave.it
Fri Jul 5 04:21:35 PDT 2013
On Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:46:35 +0200, Anthony Petrov
<anthony.petrov at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi Fabrizio,
> Cmd-Q (or, rather the implicit exit machinery) does not call
> System.exit(). All it does when it detects that there's no FX windows
> open, it terminates the FX Event Thread. This is clearly stated in the
> javadoc .
Ok, I missed the link between Cmd-Q and the rest.
> The rest depends on the JVM. As long as there are active non-daemon
> threads running, the JVM won't exit. I suspect that the services you're
> running create non-daemon threads and they prevent the JVM from exiting.
> So the solution you came up with (calling applicationContext.close())
> looks correct: you tell the background services to shut down, and then
> the application can terminate as expected.
> Hope this helps.
It makes perfectly sense. Thanks.
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