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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: Mass update to components for Cocoon 2.2
Date Thu, 23 Oct 2003 13:55:41 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

> Berin Loritsch wrote:
>>Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
>>>I saw the changes from Recyclable to Resettable in 2.2.
>>>What does this mean for existing components? Is Recyclable
>>>still supported?
>>If that class is loaded, yes.  If the Recyclable class is not
>>available, then the Classloader will not allow the existing
>>component to load.
>>IOW, as long as the org.apache.avalon.excalibur.pool.Recyclable
>>interface exists somewhere in the classpath, all is well.  It
>>is still supported.
> So, if we ship 2.2 with that class, "old" components still work
> as expected.

Yep.  THe MPool system uses reflection to check for that old contract.


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