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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OSGi Bundle Repository support for Archiva
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2008 06:40:58 GMT
Nice :)

You might want to ping the Felix team as they were looking to set one  
up at Apache. Depending on what they need, we can host it on an  
existing instance or help them set one up.

- Brett

On 18/12/2008, at 5:35 PM, James William Dumay wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I started some work on building an OBR repository consumer that will  
> produce a repository.xml file in the root of the managed repositories.
>
> For those who don't know OBR is the OSGi Bundle Repository [1]. The  
> repository.xml (or .zip) describes the bundles, their locations and  
> versions that are available in the repository (or a remote one for  
> that matter).
>
> OSGi bundles deployed using Maven to Archiva (or simply placed in  
> the repository) should then be made almost immediately available via  
> OBR clients.
>
> Anyway, this should give us the basis for excellent support in  
> Archiva OSGi. Atlassian plan to use Archiva as the platform for  
> serving plugins and their dependent OSGi bundles - which is really  
> cool :)
>
>
> Anyone have any thoughts, questions?
>
> Cheers,
> James
>
> [1] http://www.osgi.org/Download/File?url=/download/rfc-0112_BundleRepository.pdf
>
>

--
Brett Porter
brett@apache.org
http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/


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