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From "Robert Simmons" <deri...@arcor.de>
Subject Re: Single JAR with all the libs?
Date Sun, 26 Jan 2003 12:12:37 GMT
Hmm .... one question though. This huge manifest attribute called
Cocoon-Libs. Where is it used in the application? Can I leave it out ?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Luca Morandini" <luca.morandini1@tin.it>
To: "Cocoon-users" <cocoon-users@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 10:45 AM
Subject: RE: Single JAR with all the libs?


> Robert,
>
> well, if I were you I'd tweak the build.xml to tailor it to your needs, and
just tell the readers to:
>
> 1) replace the native build.xml with yours
> 2) run it
> 3) deploy the resulting WAR.
>
> I have no idea of alternative approaches... sorry :(
>
> Regards,
>
> ---------------------------------------------
>                Luca Morandini
>                GIS Consultant
>               lmorandini@ieee.org
> http://utenti.tripod.it/lmorandini/index.html
> ---------------------------------------------
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Robert Simmons [mailto:derisor@arcor.de]
> > Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 9:57 AM
> > To: cocoon-users@xml.apache.org; lmorandini@ieee.org
> > Subject: Re: Single JAR with all the libs?
> >
> >
> > Ya I know that. I'm not talking about the prebuilt, distributed web
> > application. I am trying to develop a strategy for other users to be able
to
> > use cocoon from within JBoss without having to leap through 15 hoops. So
I
> > basically want a way I can build cocoon libs and then in each war file I
make
> > that uses cocoon, I merely need the config files and only things
pertaining
> > to my stuff and not to cocoon in general.
> >
> > Getting the kitchen sink build working was a matter of just dropping it
in
> > JBoss. Now I want to go further and make other applications with the
product.
> > Right now Id have to resort to telling readers to download cocoon, unpack
it,
> > rewrite their manifests to include the Cocoon-Libs section, then run the
> > build which should convert the old libs to the new location and then
install
> > cocoon.
> >
> > Picture this scenario. You want to use cocoon for a front end to a
powerful
> > EJB based system. Your readers of your book want to download your source
code
> > and install it and get it running. They need a simple process. Right now
the
> > process is "download the kitchen sink version, figure out what the hell
you
> > don't need, repack everything and deploy it." Not functional for users of
the
> > product.
> >
> > Therefore I keep rolling back around to having a single jar that I can
drop
> > in JBoss like an oversized golf ball and call cocoon "installed" and
ready
> > for users to deploy their OWN war files that use cocoon rather than
asking
> > them to modify cocoon's war.
> >
> > I'm not sure if I'm making sense here.
> >
> > -- Robert
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Luca Morandini" <luca.morandini1@tin.it>
> > To: <cocoon-users@xml.apache.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 9:41 AM
> > Subject: RE: Single JAR with all the libs?
> >
> >
> > > Robert,
> > >
> > > I'm not sure I've understood your question, but I like to give it a
try.
> > >
> > > When you build Cocoon, it produces a WAR file, you just:
> > >
> > > 1) put the WAR under the webapps of your servlet container
> > > 2) re-start the container
> > >
> > > The you can deploy your Cocoon app under the "mount" directory, hence
avoid
> > editing the general sitemap.xmap (the one in
> > > "webapps/cocoon").
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > ---------------------------------------------
> > >                Luca Morandini
> > >                GIS Consultant
> > >               lmorandini@ieee.org
> > > http://utenti.tripod.it/lmorandini/index.html
> > > ---------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Robert Simmons [mailto:derisor@arcor.de]
> > > Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 9:07 AM
> > > To: Cocoon Users
> > > Subject: Single JAR with all the libs?
> > >
> > >
> > > Is there a way to compress all the cocoon jars into one jar so I can
just
> > drop in my application server like a golf ball and all
> > > cocoon deployments will have access to it ?
> > >
> > > -- Robert
> > >
> > >
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