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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [C2] Force-Load and DataSources
Date Sat, 06 Jan 2001 21:55:59 GMT
+1 for Using 'force-load' and 'driver' force load a class.

Thanks,
dims

--- Paul Russell <paul@luminas.co.uk> wrote:
> * Berin Loritsch (bloritsch@infoplanning.com) wrote :
> > I was thinking, we should probably change the name of the
> > init parameter "force-load" to "drivers" so that it is
> > more clear that this is the perfect place to load the
> > JDBC Driver in memory.  Instead of repeating the Driver
> > setting and reloading the same class in multiple locations,
> > I was thinking that the JDBC drivers should be loaded
> > in the init-parameter since the functionality is the same,
> > and it is only done once per driver.  That way, connections
> > only need the dburl, the user, and the password.
> 
> Hmm. However, I tend to stick to the rule that we should use names that
> say what they do. 'force-load' does exactly what it says on the tin. The
> fact that the drivers happen to register themselves in their static
> initializers (or constructors) is a side effect, rather than the aim. I
> can see what you're trying to do, but I'm not keen on the implications
> for those wishing to force-load non-driver classes. Maybe we could make
> them an alias, so both 'force-load' and 'driver' force load a class.
> Thoughts?
> 
> 
> Paul.
> 
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