This is a problem with java. If AWT is used (by batik) then the jvm does not exit. This next version of FOP will exit after finishing to avoid this problem.
On Wed, 18 Jul 2001 08:45:57 Darren Munt wrote: > Hi, > > I'm running FOP from the command line to transform XML into PDF. It works > fine if the FO does not contain embedded SVG tags, but when it does, FOP > hangs just after the "writing out PDF" stage. It stays this way until I > terminate the process it is running in. While it is hung, the PDF is > present, is 0 bytes, and is locked exclusively. When I terminate the > process, I can open the PDF and everything is intact. > > I have tried examples in the FOP distribution that contain embedded SVG > and > the same problem occurs. > > I'm using version 19 of FOP and Sun JDK 1.2.2. We have tried this on both > PC/Win2000 and Mac versions and get the same result. > > Has anyone else seen this? >