[keycloak-dev] [async] Why is async jaxrs being used?

Pedro Igor Silva psilva at redhat.com
Sat Apr 1 14:22:42 EDT 2017

Btw, the main design around the AuthZ API was provide a async and
non-blocking API for policy evaluation.

On Sat, Apr 1, 2017 at 12:15 PM, Bill Burke <bburke at redhat.com> wrote:

> I don't understand why async-http support for JAXRS is being used for
> Authz requests.  Async HTTP is only useful when you want to limit the
> amount of long running requests or you have an operation that may block
> for some time.  Do you want to limit the number of authz requests that
> can happen at one time?  Or, do you have an operation that may block?
> Otherwise I don't see the point of using async HTTP.  It complicates the
> code.
> Looking at your ScheduledPermissionEvaluator you aren't even using the
> Executor that is passed into the constructor so its all happening in the
> same thread anyways.
> Bill
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