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Matthew Lee
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Joined: Apr 04, 2001
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When you put the statement.executeQuery(String) in the run() function for a thread does this use a different connection to the database or does it use the same Connection object?
Peter den Haan
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Joined: Apr 20, 2000
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It will use whatever Connection you used to create the Statement - unless you closed the connection, in which case it will throw an exception at you.
The Thread concerns me a bit, though. You are aware that JDBC connections aren't threadsafe? You would have to know exactly what you're doing, carefully establish responsibilities (which class & thread will close the connection and when, etc). It sounds like a refactoring candidate. But that's just a kneejerk reaction.
- Peter
 
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