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From Curt Arnold <carn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SMTPAppender using dedicate threads?
Date Tue, 21 Dec 2004 19:53:29 GMT

On Dec 21, 2004, at 1:42 PM, Kevin A. Burton wrote:

> Kevin A. Burton wrote:
>
>> Transport.send() usually blocks.
>>
>> It seems to make sense to add a param to SMTPAppender to simply 
>> accept messages for delivery and them hand them off to a dedicated 
>> thread so that hte caller can return from log.info()...
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
> FYI... I was thinking on the way home that one could register their 
> OWN transport which was threaded. The only problem is that the 
> Transport class assumes its synchronous.
>
> Though you could forward all these methods to the threaded class.
>

Have you tried encapsulating the SMTPAppender in an AsyncAppender?  
Were there problems with that approach?


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