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From Bill Au <bill.w...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: question about APR based native library
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 15:35:47 GMT
Sorry about my assumption(s).  I made them based on information I gathered
from talking to Tomcat users I know.  My sample size is small so my
assumptions may not be valid.  By smaller user community I don't mean APR.
I mean the APR connector Http11AprProtocol.

Bill

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 6:17 AM, Pid * <pid@pidster.com> wrote:

> On 15 Apr 2010, at 19:15, Bill Au <bill.w.au@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I am using 6.0.26.  The native library is loaded.  I am not as
> > concern about
> > SSL since most of our application don't use SSL.  I am guessing that
> > most
> > people don't use the native library.
>
> Why, what makes you think that?
>
> > One of my concern is stability.  With
> > a smaller user community, is the native code less stable than the
> > pure Java
> > code?
>
> > Less usage could mean that there may be bugs that have not been
> > shaken out yet.
>
> You're making an assumption based on assumption.
>
> Using APR gives you access to the same code libs used by HTTPD, which
> has a fairly large community.
>
> p
>
>
> > Bill
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Jeffrey Janner <
> Jeffrey.Janner@polydyne.com
> >> wrote:
> >
> >> Other than the different SSL implementation?
> >> It depends on the release of Tomcat you are using.  5.5.28 (and some
> >> release of 6.x) won't properly recognize the library.  That is
> >> fixed in
> >> current releases.
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Bill Au [mailto:bill.w.au@gmail.com]
> >> Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 9:25 AM
> >> To: Tomcat Users List
> >> Subject: question about APR based native library
> >>
> >> Are there any reasons I shouldn't use the APR based native
> >> libaray?  Or
> >> at
> >> least things that I should be aware of if I do use it?  According
> >> to the
> >> documentation using the native library will give better scalability
> >> and
> >> performance.  I want to understand if there are any downside since
> >> with
> >> most
> >> things there are both upside and downside.
> >>
> >> Bill
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