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From "Till Rohrmann (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Closed] (FLINK-1508) Remove AkkaUtils.ask to encourage explicit future handling
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:12:11 GMT

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Till Rohrmann closed FLINK-1508.
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    Resolution: Fixed

Fixed in 1583dcfc7bdcd31ba5e951835fc1d4ca60a23948

> Remove AkkaUtils.ask to encourage explicit future handling
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FLINK-1508
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-1508
>             Project: Flink
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Till Rohrmann
>
> {{AkkaUtils.ask}} asks another actor and awaits its response. Since this constitutes
a blocking call, it might be potentially harmful when used in an actor thread. In order to
encourage developers to program asynchronously I propose to remove this helper function. That
forces the developer to handle futures explicitly.



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