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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: Felix and Eclipse PDE
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2006 17:34:30 GMT
If you need any help on the Felix side of things let me know.

-> richard

Felix Cuadrado wrote:
> I am working on adding a contribution to the extension point for Apache Felix, 
> and should get some results for it soon, as well as some feedback for the 
> extension point itself.
>
> //Félix Cuadrado
>
> On Tuesday 17 October 2006 18:03, Chris Aniszczyk wrote:
>   
>> On a side note, the PDE team from Eclipse would like everyone to know that
>> as of Eclipse 3.3M2
>> (http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/S-3.3
>> M2-200609220010/eclipse-news-M2.html) PDE supports pluggable OSGi
>> frameworks (see the release notes). This allows other OSGi frameworks to be
>> launched like Equinox is (also it allows for reusability of the launch
>> configuration UIs and other things).
>>
>> There is an OSGi framework extension point
>> (http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/index.cgi/org.eclipse.pde.ui/schema/osgiFra
>> meworks.exsd) that interested OSGi frameworks can extend.
>>
>> Currently only Equinox is supported
>> (http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/index.cgi/org.eclipse.pde.ui/src/org/eclips
>> e/pde/ui/launcher/EquinoxLaunchConfiguration.java) but we would appreciate
>> feedback from the Felix community if someone would like to create a Felix
>> extension. We want to make sure this API is stable for Eclipse 3.3 and
>> would love if the Felix community could help the evolution of this API.
>>
>> If you have any questions using this API, please feel free to email the
>> pde-ui-dev@eclipse.org mailing list.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Chris Aniszczyk
>> Eclipse Committer
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>            Clement Escoffier <clement.escoffier@gmail.com>
>>
>>
>>             To:
>>                    felix-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>             cc:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>             Subject:
>>                   Re: Work with Felix but how?!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>             From:
>>                   Clement Escoffier <clement.escoffier@gmail.com> - Monday,
>>                   October 16, 2006, 12:50 PM
>>
>>
>>             Please respond to felix-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I migrate (endly) the tutorial : Felix Integration inside Eclipse on the
>> Felix Wiki Page :
>> http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FELIX/Felix+integration+inside+E
>> clipse
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Clement
>>
>> Francesco Furfari a écrit :
>>     
>>> Hi all,
>>> Clement has written a tutorial about Felix integration inside eclipse,
>>> see
>>>       
>> http://plop-plop.net/ipojo/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=23&Ite
>> mid=37
>>
>>     
>>> I think it should be added to the Felix wiki.
>>>
>>>
>>> best,
>>>  francesco
>>>
>>> Simon Willnauer wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Cheers guys!!
>>>>
>>>> I already build the sources thank you!
>>>> I will let you know about the integration of felix in GData.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> best regards Simon
>>>>
>>>> On 10/6/06, Richard S. Hall <heavy@ungoverned.org> wrote:
>>>>         
>>>>> I would also recommend the following:
>>>>>
>>>>>     * http://cwiki.apache.org/FELIX/building-felix.html
>>>>>     * http://cwiki.apache.org/FELIX/felix-usage.html
>>>>>
>>>>> The first tells you the steps necessary for building Felix since it is
>>>>> currently only accessible from SVN and the second is a reasonably
>>>>> up-to-date usage document.
>>>>>
>>>>> -> richard
>>>>>
>>>>> Pierre Parrend wrote:
>>>>>           
>>>>>>  Hello Simon,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  you can refer to the Oscar project, which is the project where Felix
>>>>>>             
>>>>> comes
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> from.
>>>>>>  you will find a general documentation here :
>>>>>> http://oscar.objectweb.org/
>>>>>> a 'get started' page here :
>>>>>> http://oscar.objectweb.org/usage.html
>>>>>> and a tutorial that introduces the main OSGi feature from a
>>>>>>             
>>>>> developper's
>>>>> point
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> of view :
>>>>>> http://oscar-osgi.sourceforge.net/tutorial/index.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>> on the main page, you will also find a list of project that have
been
>>>>>>             
>>>>> build on
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> oscar, I assume that some of them have moved to Felix.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  And, last, the main difference between Oscar and felix is that Oscar
>>>>>>             
>>>>> implements
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> OSGi Release 3, and Felix is almost ready to implement all mandatory
>>>>>>             
>>>>> OSGi
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> Release 4 features.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  enjoy !
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Pierre
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Quoting Simon Willnauer <simonw@apache.org>:
>>>>>>             
>>>>>>> Hi there,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I read a lot about felix and OSGi and I actually can not wait
to use
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> it. I'm
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> planing to integrate the OSGi system into another apache project
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> (Lucene
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> GDataServer) but have no experience with it so far. I was looking
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> for
>>>>> some
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> "Getting Started" or examples tutorials to get into the framework
or
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> how to
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> integrate all the features OSGi / Felix offers. I got to the
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> documentation
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> part of the website and tried to read the Felix OSGi Tutorial
(
>>>>>>> http://cwiki.apache.org/FELIX/felix-osgi-tutorial.html) and I
had to
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> login,
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> so I registered and logged in but I got no permission to read
it. I
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> would
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> love to read this part of the documentation, can anyone of you
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> tell me
>>>>> how
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> ;).
>>>>>>> If any of you have some more documentation / tutorial hints for
me I
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> would
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> really appreciate it.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Are there any OpenSource projects around using Felix so far?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> best regards Simon
>>>>>>>               

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