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Add support for netty4 communication module in 2.5.6 version of dubbo, enabled as follows:

provider:

<dubbo:protocol server="netty4" />

or

<dubbo:provider server="netty4" />

consumer:

<dubbo:consumer client="netty4" />

NOTES

  1. If provider need to use different communication layer framework for different protocols , please configure multiple protocols separately.
  2. consumer configuration as follow:
<dubbo:consumer client="netty">
  <dubbo:reference />
</dubbo:consumer>
<dubbo:consumer client="netty4">
  <dubbo:reference />
</dubbo:consumer>

Next we will continue to do something:

  1. We will provide a reference data on the performance test indicators and performance test comparison with the version of netty 3.