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Using IoEventQueueThrottler with a WriteRequestFilter can lead to hangs

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    • Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • 2.0.0-M6
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      The javadoc for WriteRequestFilter shows an example using IoEventQueueThrottler to throttle writes. First issue is that IoEventQueueThrottler is not well documented, I'd assumed it was throttling number of messages, instead its threshold is number of bytes. Second issue is that if a message estimated length is less than the threshold then the write hangs, even with an async executor in the chain.

      Emmanuel L├ęcharny also wrote:
      FYI, the counter (threshold) is never decreased.

      To be frank, this is not a piece of code I know, but from what I see, it's extremely dubious that it does something useful, and most likely to block forever.

      I would suggest not to use this

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            djd Daniel John Debrunner
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