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From Dirk Verbeeck <>
Subject Re: [DBCP] What happened to AbandonedConnectionPool
Date Wed, 19 Nov 2003 20:34:12 GMT
The original reason for deprecation was the danger in reusing a abandoned 
connection without knowing if it is safe to do so. There was a discussion about 
it in april. Some people wanted to remove it completely.

I took a different approach. In 1.1 an abandoned connection will not be reused 
but closed (and a new one created).
The classes remained deprecated because I think the AbandonedPool should move to 
the pool package (and made more generic/safe).

The abandoned connection feature on BasicDataSource will remain supported in one 
form or another. I'm not using it on my tomcat production configurations but 
there are junit tests to make sure everything works.

So if you are using the Abandoned* classes directly then it is possible you are 
affected by a future refactoring (we will try to remain compatible if possible 
of course). If you use BasicDataSource then you can be sure the feature will 

-- Dirk

Botelho, Mauro wrote:

> I see in the javadocs that AbandonedConnectionPool was deprecated. What replaced it?
> Mauro

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