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From "Stuart McCulloch" <stuart.mccull...@jayway.net>
Subject Re: OBR
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2008 11:08:31 GMT
2008/6/27 Felix Meschberger <fmeschbe@gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
>
> After adding OBR referral support (with hop count) as per FELIX-399
> recently I started with prototyping a setup for this functionality. I have
> created a "master repository" at [1] which contains referrals to the Sling
> repository at [2] and Clement's prototype at [3].
>
> If you update your felix framework to the latest 1.1.0 SNAPSHOT build of
> the bundlerepository project, which I just deployed to [4], you can add the
> master repository, for example typing in the Felix Shell
>
>   obr add-url http://people.apache.org/~fmeschbe/repository.xml<http://people.apache.org/%7Efmeschbe/repository.xml>
>
> Listing the existing repository URLs should then give you all three
> mentioned above.
>
> Now, what does this help ? IMHO this proves the idea, that we can have a
> single master repository referring to other repositories without requiring
> to duplicate entries.
>
> So we could provide such a master repository at our site, e.g.
> http://felix.apache.org/repository.xml (this is not there yet ;-) ). And
> upon requests by projects we might add referrals of a defined depth (I would
> say 1 by default, but not too big, either).
>
> WDYT ?
>

+1  this should help with OBR adoption, and give our code a good test too :)


> Regards
> Felix
>
> [1] http://people.apache.org/~fmeschbe/repository.xml<http://people.apache.org/%7Efmeschbe/repository.xml>
> [1] http://people.apache.org/~fmeschbe/sling-repository.xml<http://people.apache.org/%7Efmeschbe/sling-repository.xml>
> [3] http://oscar-osgi.sourceforge.net/obr-repo/releases.xml
> [4]
> http://people.apache.org/repo/m2-snapshot-repository/org/apache/felix/org.apache.felix.bundlerepository/1.1.0-SNAPSHOT/org.apache.felix.bundlerepository-1.1.0-20080627.095454-3.jar
>



-- 
Cheers, Stuart

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