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From "Nathan Smith" <>
Subject Re: [DBCP] HIGH PRIORITY. Code changes to make sure connections are closed.
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2005 23:11:40 GMT
Hi Dave,

Thanks for the heads up about c3po. Im gonna download it and integrate 
into our app to give it a test drive and see how it goes.

I also downloaded the datasource component of Apache Excalibur. I might 
see how that goes as well (when I find the time).


David Durham wrote:

>On 10/27/05, Nathan Smith <> wrote:
>>Hi Dave,
>>I have been wondering whether it's worth while or not carrying on using
>>DBCP. There are many outstanding bugs and hardly any active development
>>on it. One release a year just doesn't cut it for me.
>>I would suggest the Tomcat team also use something other than DBCP,
>>cause it makes them look bad when the database side of things doesn't
>>work. People start blaming the Tomcat when it isn't there problem at all.
>Well, I guess they are probably not concerned with looking bad ...  I
>know I wouldn't be -- Tomcat is a nice tool.  I just mention c3p0
>because it and another one (can't remember the name) are getting more
>recommendations these days than DBCP.  And like you said, DBCP doesn't
>seem to be getting a lot of developer attention.  I'm not sure that
>Tomcat would ship with anything under a non-Apache license agreement,
>though.  I could be wrong.
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