AWT : Automatic call to System.exit(0)

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Thu Jun 17 01:16:16 PDT 1999

On Jun 17, 1999, Peter Mehlitz <peter at> wrote:

> Rodrigo Senra wrote:
>> I dug a little and found out at class Default a static field AutoStop

> Right, that's how it is controlled. The comments for that field just tend to
> vanish each time I document it again. Set it to "false" and you should have
> the "standard" behavior.

I'd rather have the `standard' behavior, in this case.  You can always 
^C if it doesn't terminate, but you can't get it to proceed from where 
it stopped if it just exit()s :-(

I'd vote for having this defined in a property file, or as a
command-line property (say, -Dkaffe.awt.AutoExit=true)

Alexandre Oliva IC-Unicamp, Bra[sz]il
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