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From Bram de Kruijff <>
Subject Re: My first impression of ace
Date Wed, 29 May 2013 10:33:28 GMT
Hello Bram! :)

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 8:21 PM, Bram Pouwelse <> wrote:
> Hi,
> In the last few weeks we've started using ace for a project as an attempt
> to simplify the deployment procedure for one of our applications. And it
> certainly has the potential to do that!
> But the last few days we're doing a lot of "snapshot" releases (remove
> bundle -> store -> purge from repo -> add bundle -> store).
> This does the job but isn't there an easier way to replace a bundle in the
> repo?

I have just dropped some code [0] in my sandbox that may interest you.
It is a command line tool specifically to ease and automate these
tasks. It is just a first version, but it already does the basics and
works on my machine ;) I would love to get some attention and feedback
on this. See the README [1] for a quick impression.

your namesake


> Besides that in the past 2 days ace stopped updating the target. After
> removing a bundle from the artifact list and a "store" the bundle is not
> removed from the target.
> I've tried to fix this by: (no luck)
>  - Restarting the ace server
>  - Restarting the agent on the target
>  - Restarting the target (without clean)
>  - Restarting the target in a clean state (this resulted in a target
> without bundles provisioned by ace)
> What did work was removing the contents from the bundle-cache folder, but
> after removing I need to  define features and distributions again.
> What would be the best way to find out why the target isn't updated
> anymore?
> This was all using the server-allinone jar built from trunk 2 weeks ago,
> today I've updated to the latest version. (then again I needed to remove
> the bundle-cache and my config is gome).
> Thanks for creating ace!
> Bram

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