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From Felix Meschberger <fmesc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (JCR-1793) The abstract base classes in jcr-commons should be synchronized
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2008 14:06:53 GMT
Hi,

I have the vague guts feeling, that this is not a good idea because it
creates too big synchronized blocks.

Therefore I would think, that this is probably not a good idea to do. It
would probably be better to enhance JavaDoc and tell "not thread-safe"
in big fat red letters.

(Of course this does not apply if I did not understand correctly, what
this issue is about ;-) )

Regards
Felix

Jukka Zitting (JIRA) schrieb:
> The abstract base classes in jcr-commons should be synchronized
> ---------------------------------------------------------------
> 
>                  Key: JCR-1793
>                  URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-1793
>              Project: Jackrabbit
>           Issue Type: Improvement
>           Components: jackrabbit-jcr-commons
>             Reporter: Jukka Zitting
>             Priority: Minor
> 
> 
> The abstract base classes like AbstractSession in o.a.j.commons implicitly assume that
a session and related objects (items, etc.) associated with that session are never accessed
concurrently from more than one thread. Instead of relying on client code we should enforce
thread-safety by explicitly synchronizing potentially unsafe operations on the session instance.
> 

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