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From Phil Steitz <>
Subject Re: [dbcp][pool] Combined jar?
Date Thu, 10 Feb 2011 21:16:03 GMT
On 2/10/11 4:45 AM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> On 10/02/2011 04:42, Phil Steitz wrote:
>> I ran into commons-dbcp-all-1.3-r699049.jar on a tomcat host that I
>> was looking at the other day.  Googling led me to openEJB, which
>> appears to bundle and mirror this jar
>> (o.a.openejb/commons-dbcp-all).  I suspect that what happened is
>> that they got tired of waiting for dbcp 1.3 and cut a version based
>> on the revision number above and bundling required classes from pool
>> 1.3 (at least that's what it looks like from the manifest).   My
>> immediate reaction was to encourage the OpenEJB ppl to upgrade to
>> the released version of dbcp 1.3 and the latest pool release.  This
>> led to question above.  Should we just start providing
>> commons-dbcp-all?
> I'd rather not. I'd prefer we did more frequent releases (he says
> knowing he has been focussed on Tomcat rather more then commons since
> the 1.3/1/4 release).
Seeing an opening here...:)
>>   Or should we just point them at release tags to use?
> That would be better. I'd prefer that they just used the standard jars.
Agreed.  I will post to the OpenEJB list and suggest that they just
use the release jars or at least update the combined jar that they
are distributing in the maven repos.

> Mark
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