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From Karl Wright <>
Subject Re: poll method
Date Mon, 23 May 2011 21:29:57 GMT
You can change the log format in logging.ini to include the thread id.
 I believe there was a ticket for this and the code was checked into
trunk for the quick-start example; you might want to have a look at
its logging.ini file.


On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 4:41 PM,  <> wrote:
> Thanks for the clarification, my understanding is still muddy.  Let me ask a
> Logging question, so for I had attached an id object to the thread context
> so that I can get a view of what is going on.  While I know that is not
> correct to do, how do you see the log lines for a certain instance of a
> connector since we have a multi threaded system.  I was using my made up id
> to sort out say all the log lines for the connector that has thread 3 set as
> its context.
> On Mon, 23 May 2011 15:45:26 -0400, Karl Wright <> wrote:
>> The preferred way to set up connections is by having all methods that
>> require a set-up connection to call a getSession() method.  This is in
>> fact pretty much enforced by the fact that connect() cannot throw a
>> ManifoldCFException.  Chapter 6 of ManifoldCF in Action describes the
>> preferred form via a detailed example.  The poll() method should be
>> mainly to simply expire connections that have outlived their time, as
>> determined by whatever expiration time your connector has recorded for
>> the connection.  Thus, you should not really need to know how often it
>> is called.  Suffice it to say it is something on the order of a minute
>> to five minutes.  Besides, it is only called when the connector class
>> instance is sitting idle in the connection pool, not when it is
>> actively in use.  All of this described in Chapter 6.
>> Thanks,
>> Karl
>> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 3:30 PM,  <> wrote:
>>> What is the interval when poll is getting called?  I recall reading that
>>> connect is not a place for a connector to connect to a external system.
>>>  In
>>> my design I'm connecting to a single http server.  So it just seems right
>>> to
>>> establish that when connect method is called and check it during the poll
>>> method.  Thoughts?  Thanks!

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