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From Sergey Beryozkin <>
Subject Re: jaxrs and minimal bundles for 2.6.0?
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2012 21:16:10 GMT
Hi Dan
On 29/03/12 22:06, Daniel Kulp wrote:
> OK.  I'll drop the minimal bundle but keep the jaxrs.   That works for me.
> :-)
Thanks, I'll also play with the minimal osgi demo in the next few days 
and see how it works without the jaxrs bundle.

Cheers, Sergey

> Dan
> On Wednesday, March 28, 2012 04:39:30 PM Sergey Beryozkin wrote:
>> Hi Dan
>> On 28/03/12 16:16, Daniel Kulp wrote:
>>> Quick question:
>>> Are the jaxrs and minimal bundles still needed for 2.6.0?   With the new
>>> little bundles, neither really makes any sense anymore.
>>> The minimal bundle is far from minimal (it's grown fairly large).
>>> Folks
>>> needed a more minimal environment are better just grabbing the
>>> individual
>>> bundles of just the things they need.
>> Definitely +1 to dropping the minimal bundle, it was introduced
>> originally to minimize DOSGi CXF single bundle distributions but it
>> won't be needed when DOSGi CXF gets updated to CXF 2.6.0
>>> Likewise, the jaxrs bundle is likely better served with the smaller
>>> bundles.
>> It does not give us much now in Karaf with its features easily pulling
>> in various smaller bundles together but dropping it might make it more
>> difficult for some users to migrate to CXF 2.6.0 in cases they depend
>> upon it for the apps deployed into non-Karaf based OSGI containers (I
>> expect some users do it).
>>> The "all" bundle does have use outside of OSGi since that is the main
>>> jar we stick in lib.   I'm just wondering if it make sense to keep
>>> maintaining the other two.
>> I guess I'd not mind to keep the cxf jaxrs in the 2.6.x main branch if
>> possible till 2.7 for example. But I recognize it is mostly redundant.
>> I'll try to play with some of the demos and migrate them to depending
>> on smaller bundles, if it simply a matter of updating the maven deps
>> then it would be easy to migrate :-)
>> Cheers, Sergey
>>> Thoughts?

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