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From Peter Kriens <Peter.Kri...@aQute.se>
Subject Re: [status] Installers (Inno, RPM, Pkg, IzPack)
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2006 16:22:09 GMT
Any progress? I am working on the OSGi tutorial and would love to be
able to point to an installer page ... Preferably with the option to
run it as a service/deamon

Kind regards,

     Peter Kriens
AK> Hi all,

AK> This is for those anxiously awaiting an installer.  I think we have 
AK> something better than expected.

AK> I'm almost done building a maven plugin which generates installers for a
AK> project whose final product is a UNIX daemon or a Windows service using
AK> jakarta commons daemon jsvc and procrun respectively.  The plugin will
AK> generate multiple installers when asked for a project.  We're using it
AK> already for ApacheDS and we have generalized it for any server 
AK> application.  It should be ready right after the soon to arrive 1.0-RC1
AK> release.  The plugin has rough edges but we should be fine making it work.

AK> Here's the URL for it now.  This might move over to the maven repo at 
AK> some point though (after I clean it up a bit):

AK>     http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/directory/trunks/daemon/

AK> Here's what some generated installers look like using apacheds as an 
AK> example:

AK>     http://people.apache.org/~akarasulu/apacheds/

AK> Alex

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