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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: schema assumptions and preferences
Date Sun, 27 Jun 2004 01:46:31 GMT
Stephen McConnell wrote:

> Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> On Sat, 2004-06-26 at 11:47, Stephen McConnell wrote:
>>> I'm currently digging into the schema module - basically trying to 
>>> figure out the assumptions that eve is making concerning content 
>>> available in its home directory.
>>> I can across this comment ...
>>>    //
>>>    // Right now the only way to add these files to the sar is via the
>>>    // <lib> or <classes> nexted sar directive in the ant build. 
>>>    // unfortunately packages the schema files under the
>>>    // apps/ldapd/SAR-INF/lib directory rather than at the top level.
>>>    //
>>>    // I tried to update the sar by using jar to add the schema 
>>> directory
>>>    // and its contents to the top level directory but updates fail on
>>>    // jar.
>>> Can anyone give me a quick update on what the ideal scenario would 
>>> be concerning the way we introduce schema files to a system?  
>> The idea way would be to have them dropped into a directory to be picked
>> up by the server but a base line needs to be present for things to work
>> from t0 on. 
> Have hunted around a bit and my conclusion is to put in a small 
> component that will expose a repository client interface and we just 
> pull in schema entries on demand. This way - if we like it we can 
> easily re-use it in the real eve and we can swap around implementation 
> strategies without any impact from the container your running in.

Sounds like a plan go ahean with it if you like.


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