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From Pier Fumagalli <>
Subject Re: VERY odd exceptions...
Date Tue, 25 May 2004 11:30:15 GMT
On 25 May 2004, at 11:22, Ugo Cei wrote:
> Pier Fumagalli wrote:
>> I seriously think (I can't see it but can definitely smell it) that 
>> it  happens because one of those handlers (somehow) gets recycled, 
>> and it's  reused before it's actually fully disposed...
>> So, I _seriously_ think that by fixing the problem adding the  
>> appropriate synchronizations, we'll not solve a deeper bug somewhere 
>> in  the pools...
> I am more and more inclined to think that pooling is harmful more than 
> it is useful. Components shouldn't be pooled by default, only on 
> special occasions and after careful consideration. Apparently, doing a 
> bug-free pool is harder than it seems.

Oh, well... I totally agree with you on this... Especially since the 
JVMs got quite a lot faster in the last few years... Pooling JDBC 
connections is one thing, pooling random objects another.

> I'm sorry if this isn't of any help to you in this situation, Pier.

Well, my only problem is that the whole "shabang" is pooled to death at 
the moment.


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