PBC client doesn't stop

Keith Dreibelbis kdreibel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 14:36:50 EDT 2011

Hi Russel,

I know a System.exit() would work, but I always feel like that's overkill
for working around rogue threads.  A shutdown/stop/close on the client would
be better, or mark the timer thread as a daemon thread like Kresten


On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 12:01 AM, Russell Brown <russell.brown at me.com>wrote:

> On 29 Mar 2011, at 03:17, Keith Dreibelbis wrote:
> > Hi riak-users,
> >
> > I'm trying out the java protocol buffers client, and it works fine.
>  However, it is preventing my process from exiting.  When I used the http
> client from the same spot in code, the process exited, but switching to PBC
> caused it to hang on exit.  Usually this behavior means there is a thread
> being spawned that is still running in the background.  I wonder if there's
> a way to tell the PBC RiakClient that I'm done with it, and it can close?  I
> don't see anything like that in the available methods.
> There is a Timer that shuts down any open and inactive sockets. It will
> stop if you issue a System.exit(0) at the end of your program. I could add
> an explicit "shutdown" method to the protocol buffers client, too.
> >
> >
> > Keith
> >
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