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From "Felix Meschberger (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Closed: (FELIX-217) Assembly Bundle
Date Sun, 09 Sep 2007 17:16:29 GMT

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Felix Meschberger closed FELIX-217.
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    Resolution: Won't Fix

Discussion on this issue took place but the implementation has stuck. Moreover, this project
is currently part of the newly incubating Apache Sling project. Finally, it is probably even
dead end given the addition of the Deployment Package Service Specification in R 4.1 of the
Compendium Specs.

Therefore, I close this bug as won't fix and suggest we write it off.

> Assembly Bundle
> ---------------
>
>                 Key: FELIX-217
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-217
>             Project: Felix
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Felix Meschberger
>            Assignee: Felix Meschberger
>            Priority: Trivial
>         Attachments: assembly.jar
>
>
> There are different threads on the dev list, which discuss around installing bundles
of bundles ([1], [2]). In this discussion, I presented the ideas behind a bundle we built
to manage the installation/update of a new system we are building. To show more, how it is
being done, I attach the code for this bundle here. I put it under ASL 2 and would also agree
to add it to Felix as a contribution.
> The goals behind this bundle are:
> (1) In our system, we have potentially more than one source of installation/upgrade order.
So we had to find a solution of making these processes thread safe in a sense, that another
thread should not install/update/remove bundles while another thread is for example trying
to deploy bundles through OBR. This is solved by having an InstallerService, which should
be used instead of directly doing BundleContext.installBundle, etc.
> (2) Likewise we had to "serialize" uses of the OBR, which is also solved by the InstallerService
mentioned above.
> (3) We defined the Assembly Bundle, which defines a set of bundles to be installed together.
> Any comments here or on the list are very welcome.
> [1] http://www.mail-archive.com/felix-dev@incubator.apache.org/msg03809.html
> [2] http://www.mail-archive.com/felix-dev@incubator.apache.org/msg04005.html

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