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From Serge Knystautas <ser...@lokitech.com>
Subject Mordred to DBCP
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2003 02:59:53 GMT
I've made a sideways migration for our custom database pooling.  James 
used to use a custom pooler named mordred, and I've replaced it with the 
DBCP 1.0 release.

I call it a sideways migration because it effectively provides the same 
thing... a pretty reliable database pooler that can't survive a database 
outage.  DBCP 1.0 has various bugs, including the inability to remove 
bad connections from the database without a validation SQL statement.

The point of this though is that DBCP at least has some hope of future 
upgrades, while mordred does not.  Eventually DBCP will have another 
release with some of these issues cleaned up, and then we can just drop 
in the replacement and get the upgrades.

I committed to the 2.x branch, and I guess we can merge the changes to 
3.x as well if appropriate.

Serge Knystautas
Lokitech >> software . strategy . design >> http://www.lokitech.com/
p. 1.301.656.5501
e. sergek@lokitech.com

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