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From Christopher Lamey <cla...@localmatters.com>
Subject Re: proper use of start/endTransaction()
Date Mon, 12 Nov 2007 18:21:01 GMT
No, startT makes no claim (and most likely can't make such a claim) to clean
up properly if it encounters an exception.

On 11/12/07 10:57 AM, "Toby Thain" <toby@smartgames.ca> wrote:

> 
> On 12-Nov-07, at 3:56 PM, Toby Thain wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On 12-Nov-07, at 3:27 PM, Gwyn Evans wrote:
>> 
>>> No idea if it's possible, but the first case allows for the
>>> transaction being created then an exception being thrown in the
>>> 'start' operation, whereas with the second case, that would leave the
>>> transaction open.
>> 
>> Wouldn't that be a bug?
> 
> ...in startTransaction(), I mean...
> 
> --Toby
> 
>> 
>> --Toby
>> 
>>> 
>>> /Gwyn
>>> 
>>> On 12/11/2007, Toby Thain <toby@smartgames.ca> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> A little thought has been bothering me for a while and I thought I
>>>> would put it to the experts.
>>>> 
>>>> The iBATIS manual advises the following logic for transactions:
>>>> 
>>>> try {
>>>>         sqlMap.startTransaction ();
>>>>         // ...queries
>>>>         sqlMap.commitTransaction ();
>>>> } finally {
>>>>         sqlMap.endTransaction ();
>>>> }
>>>> 
>>>> I am curious if it would be more strictly correct to:
>>>> 
>>>> sqlMap.startTransaction ();
>>>> try {
>>>>         // ...queries
>>>>         sqlMap.commitTransaction ();
>>>> } finally {
>>>>         sqlMap.endTransaction ();
>>>> }
>>>> 
>>>> In the event that startTransaction() itself throws an Exception...
>>>> 
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>> --Toby
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -- 
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>> 
> 


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