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From Dirk Verbeeck <>
Subject Re: [DBCP] removeAbandoned and removeAbandonedTimeout feature
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2005 06:20:19 GMT
Please post a junit test showing the problem with the "abandoned" 
feature and the factory.

FYI: Tomcat calls BasicDataSourceFactory.getObjectInstance(...) and this 
method calls BasicDataSourceFactory.createDataSource(...) so there isn't 
a large difference in initialization code.

The reason why abandoned* methods are deprecated are explained in the 

-- Dirk

Pramodh Peddi wrote:
> All,
> The feature (provided by removeAbandoned and removeAbandonedTimeout)
> used to work when I used Tomcat's JNDI to create the DataSource. Now, I
> started using BasicDataSourceFactory.createDataSource(Properties) to
> create the DataSource. Ever since I made this change, this feature
> stopped working for me. One more difference is, the application is not
> in the context of Tomcat now, it's a standalone application. Not sure if
> this makes a difference as the tool is claimed to work both in and out
> of Tomcat.
> I realize this feature is deprecated in 1.2 and might be removed in the
> future releases. I am not really sure why this feature is deprecated as
> I (and hoping others) found this a very very very useful feature. Even
> official dbcp documentation
> (
> s-howto.html) advices to use this to close poorly managed connections.
> Is there any replacement for this set of parameters? If this feature is
> gone (and if nothing replaces this), I do not think there is any way for
> the dbcp tool to close an open connection, if not closed by the
> program/application.
> Any input will be greatly appreciated,
> Thanks,
> Pramodh.

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