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Bad practice with datasource?

Gary Seibold
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Joined: Oct 08, 2004
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Is this a bad practice when using datasources? I am thinking of connection pooling and wondering if there is a connection left open.
James Carman
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
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You need to close your connections, too.


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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Gary,
Also, you should close the statement and connection in a finally block.


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