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From Dirk Verbeeck <>
Subject Re: [dbcp] [PATCH] Fix for blank username/password handling
Date Thu, 24 Jun 2004 18:35:54 GMT
Patch applied


Maxwell Grender-Jones wrote:
> The problem (in
> If you supply a username but not a password, or a password but not a
> username, dbcp ignores these values, and simply uses the URL to connect
> to your database (even when defaults exist for the null values). This
> means if I create a DriverManagerConnectionFactory with url, user and
> pass of mydburl, myusername, null, it will try connect to mydburl using
> default username and default password rather than myusername and default
> password.
> The solution:
> Allow the default username and password values to be used when one is
> present but the other is not, as provided by the patch. Now I realise
> default usernames/passwords are not ideal, but at the same time there's
> no need to prevent this functionality from working (imho).
> Regards,
> Max

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