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Mathew Geraldo
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Hello Gurus:

I have a Struts2 application that has an action that can take anywhere between 1 sec to 5 mins to run. So, I'm using the execAndWait interceptor to display a wait page if the action takes more than 20 secs to run. The setup of the action looks like this:

<action name="myAction" class="myActionClass">
<interceptor-ref name="defaultStack" />
<interceptor-ref name="execAndWait">
<param name="delay">20000</param>
<result name="success">myPage.jsp</result>

<result name="wait">waitPage.jsp</result>

I have tested this with a scenario where the action just takes 1 second to run. I expected that the wait page will never be shown.

However, the wait page still showed up. I tried debugging my action class and method and found that the execution hangs at this statement below for the time specified in the

<param name="delay">

In this case, it waits for 20 secs at the statement below and then completes execution successfully.

getSession().put(A_SESSION_VARIABLE, 10);

Note: MyActionClass does implement SessionAware

Has anyone else experienced this problem? Is there a work around for this?

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