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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [C2][Beta2] Does Avalon Excalibur in CVS honor <driver> entry for JDBC?
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2001 12:35:46 GMT
Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> 
> Berin,
> 
> Is this already in?

Not unless someone built Avalon Excalibur any time soon.

> 
> Thanks,
> dims
> 
> --- Berin Loritsch <bloritsch@apache.org> wrote:
> > Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > >
> > > > > The most common reason for this exception is that the driver was
not loaded.
> > > > > Cocoon uses an initial parameter in the "web.xml" file to automatically
load
> > > > > classes on startup.  This way, the class is loaded only once and
the
> > > > > server's
> > > > > time is spent doing more productive things.  Make sure the following
entry
> > > > > is in your "web.xml" file:
> > > > >
> > > > > <init-param>
> > > > >   <param-name>load-class</param-name>
> > > > >   <param-value>
> > > > >     <!-- comma or whitespace separated list of fully qualified
class names
> > > > >         to load on startup.
> > > > >     -->
> > > > >     oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver
> > > > >   </param-value>
> > > > > </init-param>
> > > > >
> > > > > If the class is loaded correctly, and you are still getting this
error,
> > > > > then there
> > > > > is probably an error in your connection information.  The SQLException
> > > > > above is thrown when there are no open connections to the database.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Even if placing JDBC drivers in the load-class param can be justified
> > > > from a design point of view (it's loaded only once, it's a deployment
> > > > parameter, etc), it appears that it is confusing users. This is mainly
> > > > because nearly all tools that rely on a JDBC connection (including C1)
> > > > ask for the JDBC url and driver class at the same time or place.
> > > >
> > > > What about allowing to optionally specify the driver class name in the
> > > > datasource configuration ?
> > >
> > > +1. How about post Beta2?
> >
> > Actually, that requires a change to Avalon Excalibur--I can commit it to
> > CVS now.  The new configuration element will be <driver>.
> >
> > <jdbc name="personnel">
> >   <driver>oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver</driver>
> >   <dburl>jdbc:oracle:thin:@host:1521:ORCL</dburl>
> > </jdbc>
> 
> > ATTACHMENT part 2 application/x-pkcs7-signature name=smime.p7s
> 
> =====
> Davanum Srinivas, JNI-FAQ Manager
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