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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Rewrite features
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2005 20:18:24 GMT
Bill Barker wrote:
> We don't unbind the service() from the Thread.  However, in Coyote Request
> instances are very long lived objects that (at least for HTTP/1.1) persist
> over many connections.
> The APR Connector uses a ThreadLocal to bind the Request instance to a
> single Thread instance.  The next request that it handles may have been
> received on a different Socket than the last, but it is bound to the Thread.
> With the Java HTTP/1.1 Connector, the Request is bound to the Thread via the
> init() method of ThreadPoolRunnable.
> The Nio/AJP Connector binds the Request instance to a Socket connection (via
> the SelectionKey.attachment).

Personally, I always considered the Request/Response objects were tied 
to the thread. I don't know for sure, but it could mean that my valve 
may not work with your connector then (the utility object that resolves 
special variables uses the request, and it could be an issue).


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