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Looping Activiti Workflow

Question asked by coner on Jul 25, 2011
Latest reply on Aug 2, 2011 by ronald.van.kuijk
I have been trying to implement a daemon process that will wakeup and do some work every X time in activiti.

I was able to do this with 2 service tasks and an exclusive gate that loops back to the first task, but after the flow executes 92 times it crashes, always.

It reports back a stackOverflow error and dumps an enormous number of lines.  How are serviceTask execute methods being called throughout a workflow?  It appears that they are called recursively and not sequentially regardless of the workflow layout. 

there are no variables within the execute() function that are created via "new" inside of that method.

start -> print "hello" -> sleep() -> exclusiveGate -> exit