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From "Karl Pauls" <karlpa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: bundleContext.installBundle()
Date Mon, 29 Jan 2007 08:39:01 GMT

this is really strange since we do pass in a fake URLHandler but with
an empty context. Maybe that is what causing the trouble. Anyways, I'm
going to remove this asap (it was a temporary placeholder anyways).



On 1/29/07, Felix Meschberger <Felix.Meschberger@day.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> This seems to have only been introduced lately into  Felix. I use the
> same API call and just put a name there. To fix, I just prepend the
> string "inputstream:" (not a good name after all :-) ), which works.
> The API spec just says, the location is "used as the identity of the
> bundle". That is each bundle has  its unique location name. The
> BundleContext.installBundle(String location) spec says, that the
> bundle is retrieved from the named location in a Framework dependent
> manner and that the location string is "typically in the form of a
> URL".
> All in all, I can live with the situation of the location string to be
> an URL. On the other hand as the spec does not require it, Felix
> should probably handle the case of a missing scheme name properly when
> creating the code source URL. Perhaps with something like this :
>       URL dummy = new URL(null, "location:", fakeHandler); // might by Constant
>       URL codeSource = new URL(dummy, locationString, fakeHandler);
> Regards
> Felix
> On 1/29/07, Chris Custine <chris.custine@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Need a little insight from others here...  When installing a bundle from an
> > InputStream using the form:
> >
> > bundleContext.installBundle(String location, InputStream is)
> >
> > does the location String have to be a valid URL string?  I have a couple of
> > scenarios where existing code running on Equinox and Knopflerfish handles
> > this fine, but in Felix we are using that String to create a valid URL
> > object for the CodeSource constructor at Felix.java:2921 so we get a
> > MalformedURLException at SecureAction.java:161
> >
> > I am just trying to figure out if it is pure luck that Equinox and KF work
> > with bogus location Strings (only when installing from InputStream) or if it
> > is something that we need to look at in Felix.  I have run into this twice
> > this week, once with a client's code and once in Spring-OSGi test harness.
> >
> > Chris
> >
> >

Karl Pauls

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