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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: Is there a Maven plugin to install a bundle to OBR?
Date Mon, 12 Feb 2007 13:07:58 GMT
Tim Moloney wrote:
> Oops, I just noticed that I replied to the wrong email message.
>
> I found that I can use my maven repository as my OBR by adding 
> repository.xml.  I copied http://oscar-osgi.sf.net/obr2/repository.xml 
> to ~/.m2/repository, then manually edited it to match the bundles that 
> I've installed in my maven repository.
>
> Clearly, this is manually intensive and highly error-prone.  A Maven 
> plugin that parsed a bundle's MANIFEST.MF to load the <resource> 
> elements in repository.xml would be ideal.  I still don't know exactly 
> how and where to get all of the specific pieces of data since the OBR 
> documentation appears a bit out of date.  Perhaps Richard or Peter can 
> answer this.

It seems that you could fairly easily create a script that used bindex 
to generate a repository.xml file for your .m2/repository directory, but 
there is no maven plugin for deploying to an OBR repo. However, it would 
certainly be welcome.

-> richard

>
> Tim
>
>
> Carlos Sanchez wrote:
>> I heard before that people wanted to create a OBR layer on top of the
>> maven repo, I may take a look at it if someone can write what it'd
>> take.
>>
>> On 2/11/07, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
>>> On Monday 12 February 2007 08:54, Tim Moloney wrote:
>>> > I've started experimenting with OBR and I can get things working by
>>> > doing several steps manually.  What do people use to automate the
>>> > installation of a bundle to an OBR?
>>>
>>> Personally, I used to have cron job on the server, so a any upload 
>>> by Maven
>>> arriving would be examined and meta extracted and build up the OBR 
>>> xml. Quite
>>> messy, and decided to kill it off.
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Niclas
>>>
>>
>>
>

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