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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: DBCP2 in Tomcat
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2018 20:31:04 GMT
On 29/03/18 20:58, Mark Thomas wrote:
> On 29/03/18 14:39, Christopher Schultz wrote:
>> On 3/29/18 9:30 AM, Rémy Maucherat wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 3:15 PM, Christopher Schultz <
>>>> wrote:
>>>> On 3/29/18 8:42 AM, Rémy Maucherat wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 2:33 PM, Christopher Schultz <
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> On 3/28/18 2:25 PM, Rémy Maucherat wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> In Tomcat, DBCP2 is missing the XA portion (all contained in
a single
>>>>>>> "managed" package). So at work I now got some people asking about
>>>>>>> removal, and that's always a bit annoying as they have to go
to a
>>>>>> separate
>>>>>>> vanilla DBCP2 to get the functionality. Annoying sometimes.
>>>>>>> So it would be possible to add the classes in Tomcat (including
>>>>>>> javax.transaction to build, as that's the Tomcat way to deal
>>>> that),
>>>>>>> even though the user would need to add its own transaction manager
>>>> do
>>>>>>> anything with it.
>>>>>>> Should I now add it (only in 9/trunk) or instead leave things
the way
>>>>>> they
>>>>>>> are ? Both work to be honest, it's just that I've been bitten
by the
>>>> "we
>>>>>>> only ship 3/4 of DBCP and I didn't know it" bug.

Sorry. I meant to reply to this bit as well but forgot.

>From memory I left it out on the basis few people needed it and that we
could always add it in later if there was demand.

There appears to be demand so no objections here to adding that code.


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