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From Alex Heneveld <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Split brooklyn-core during OSGification
Date Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:14:18 GMT

We should move winrm/jython to a new project in any case.  Many users 
will want to exclude that bundle.

I suggest  software/winrm/ folder  brooklyn-software-winrm project.


On 12/10/2015 17:59, Hadrian Zbarcea wrote:
> I think we'll need to split the core in multiple parts actually. I am 
> having a bit of trouble myself with winrm4j. The complication is that 
> it depends on jython, which does not provide an OSGi bundle either. I 
> am not sure for instance if winrm4j is always necessary or it could be 
> another core-ish bundle.
> A second thought is that I don't know what the impact on current users 
> would be to move the current use of the OSGi framework in a different 
> jar. One possibility is to split the core into multiple jar, following 
> a convention we can agree upon (brooklyn-rt-* would be a common 
> convention), but then let what Cipi called brooklyn-rt-felix, keep the 
> current name brooklyn-core.
> Cheers,
> Hadrian
> On 10/12/2015 09:53 AM, Ciprian Ciubotariu wrote:
>> While working on running Brooklyn inside Karaf I ran into the code that
>> manages an embedded Apache Felix runtime.
>> Since the roles are now reversed, I propose to split brooklyn-core 
>> into the
>> following:
>> * brooklyn-core - new implementation using the Karaf-provided OSGi 
>> runtime
>> * brooklyn-rt-felix - existing code using felix as an embedded OSGI 
>> runtime
>> (which will no longer be needed when OSGification is complete)
>> This change is much needed since the Apache Felix packages that are 
>> used to
>> start and stop the embedded framework are private within the felix 
>> bundle
>> My intention is to move current code to brooklyn-rt-felix, and defer 
>> to it
>> when the Karaf container is not present, while using the Karaf-provided
>> felix/equinox framework by default.
>> I have already started to code in that direction, but since this is a 
>> larger
>> change I would like to hear your thoughts on the matter.

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