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From Danny Angus <>
Subject Re: [DBCP] reclaiming connections
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2004 09:42:51 GMT

> Is there a 'best-practice' way of getting around this? I would have
> thought that having the close in the 'finally' clause would do the trick
> but I'm not sure.

That's it.

> With a connection picked up from a connection pool, I just call close()
> to return it to the pool, yes.

Yes, the connection takes care of itself when you call close.

Think of it this way, the connection never really "leaves" the pool. When
it is "opened" it is simply marked as unavailable, calling close marks is
as available for re-use.


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