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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Axis2: JavaMail / ClassLoader issue
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2006 02:44:49 GMT
Please replace the geronimo jars with the ones from SUN in your
environment. There are certain clauses in the Sun Binary License that
is unacceptable to ASF.

thanks,
dims

On 4/27/06, Arnaud Blandin <blandin@intalio.com> wrote:
> Axis team,
>
> I just wanted to summarize the problem we faced recently and check with
> you the possible alternatives.
> We have just finished packaging a web-service that simply sends email.
> The main problem is that we had to use the Sun distribution of javamail
> and jaf.
> Thus our service hierarchy looks like:
>
> Service.aar
> |_lib
>   |_mail.jar
>   |_jaf.jar
>   |_...
>
> However since Axis2 shipped by default with geronimo-javamail and
> geronimo-activation which are not yet complete, there is class issue at
> runtime.
> In order to workaround this problem, we created our own class loader to
> redirect javax.mail and javax.activation to the correct classes.
> We unfortunately had no luck with this approach as we can only set the
> Service class loader and we don't have access to the classloader that
> loads initially the javax.mail libraries from the geronimo jars:
>
> -----------------------------
> AxisService service =
>
> msgContext.getOperationContext().getServiceContext().getAxisService();
> service.setClassLoader(myOwnStuff);
> -----------------------------
>
> The only workaround so far is to replace in the Axis2 distribution the
> geronimo jars with the sun jars.
> I hope I succeeded in describing the problem as it is not a common one
> nor an easy one.
>
> I have two questions:
>   1- is it possible to have access to the ClassLoader that loads
> initially the Axis2 libraries ?
>   2- if not, is it possible to ship Axis2 with the Sun libraries. I
> haven't seen something that would prevent to distribute it in the
> license.
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Arnaud
>


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