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From Andreas Gies <>
Subject Re: Is the higher OSGi version really needed?
Date Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:48:02 GMT

I see your point and can't answer whether the version change is really 
I would challenge the claim that camel can't be used in a "real" OSGi 
I am using Camel all the time in OSGi based apps and I would call them 
real as they
solve real problems.

This having said, I am packaging the application myself and therefore 
can choose a fitting OSGi

Best regards

On 09/09/2013 09:38 AM, JavaAdam wrote:
> Hi,
> I have tried to deploy an OSGi application based on Apache Camel 2.11.1 on a
> IBM WebSphere Application Server 8. But I failed, because Camel 2.11.1
> requires a newer OSGi Specification than the WAS provides (Equinox 3.6.1).
> My investigation shows that the import version of org.osgi.util.tracker was
> increased from 1.4 to 1.5 in 2.11.x. I wonder if this version jump is really
> needed or if it just happend automatically because of some dependencies in
> the build system?
> Fact is, that Apache Camel cannot be used on WAS 8 within a "real" OSGi
> application based on the provided OSGi platform.
> Indeed the solution could be to provide an own OSGi platform embedded in my
> application. But this is not my favorite solution.
> Thanks
> Adam
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