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From Enrique Rodriguez <enriqu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Felix M2 Plugin feedback
Date Mon, 19 Sep 2005 02:19:17 GMT
Brett Porter wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> These are closely related to each other.
> 
> If it is to be something that only ever produces a JAR, then removing the 
> -bundle sounds fine and you'd switch to a <packaging>osgi-bundle</packaging>

> technique, in which case install and deploy will just work, and will involve 
> compilation, etc.

I very much like the idea of specifying by 'packaging' in the POM.  It's 
one less thing source users have to remember to do on the command line.

Enrique

> 
> If sticking with the -bundle notation so that you can produce both a regular 
> and bundled version of a JAR, then project.addAttachedArtifact(...) should 
> be used to enabled install/deploy support. Both the bundle and the original 
> JAR will be pushed together. The part that does the osgi modifications 
> should be put into the lifecycle (probably part of the resources or 
> packaging phases), allowing compilation and installation all to happen in 
> one step.
> 
> Hope this helps, and I'll try and spend some more time reviewing the plugin 
> soon now that the m2 beta is out.
> 
> Cheers,
> Brett
> 
> On 9/19/05, Enrique Rodriguez <enriquer9@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>Some feedback on the Felix M2 Plugin:
>>
>>1) I don't like having my bundles named with the '-bundle' appended. I
>>am used to bundles being jars with nothing in the naming specifying
>>that. Since the manifest attributes of normal jars and osgi jars don't
>>conflict, there is no harm generating a single jar that is usable as
>>both a non-osgi jar and a bundle.
>>
>>2) I couldn't figure out how to 'install' or 'deploy'. Are these
>>features in there yet?
>>
>>3) I would prefer to compile and bundle in a single step. With the
>>maven-osgi-bundle my most-used goal is 'maven -o clean osgi:install'
>>which would clean, compile, and install my bundle to my local repo. I
>>then install or update in the framework directly out of the maven repo.
>>
>>Of course if you note any of these issues as bugs/new features I'll be
>>sure to add them to JIRA. I was pretty easily able to get started with
>>M2 and the Felix M2 Plugin and compile and bundle one of my projects. I
>>think 'install' support is the main showstopper for me.
>>
>>Enrique
>>
> 
> 


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