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From Keith Hughes <keith.mhug...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving to Felix 5
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2015 22:58:10 GMT
I upgraded today and, if anything, my startup times seem to be faster. But
otherwise, everything seems good.


On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 3:55 AM, David Bosschaert <david.bosschaert@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Felix 5 has had a fairly major refactoring of the Resolver code in
> that it's now based on the standalone Resolver implementation in the
> Felix project. That's the main reason why it was assigned the version
> '5'. As with any major refactoring, you might find issues, but at
> least all the unit tests still pass, the OSGi CT still passes and in
> some large systems that I'm using migration to this new version hasn't
> caused any issues.
>
> Best regards,
>
> David
>
> On 1 June 2015 at 03:41, Keith Hughes <keith.mhughes@gmail.com> wrote:
> > True. But when I moved from Felix 3 to 4 I had things break because of
> > javax.transactions, so there are times where changes in the platform mean
> > that an overall system stops working. You were very helpful, Neil, in
> > helping me sort out that issue, many thanks!
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Neil Bartlett <njbartlett@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Felix is an implementation of the OSGi specification. As far as I know,
> a
> >> bundle written against OSGi Release 1 in 1998 will still work on today's
> >> latest OSGi (Release 6).
> >>
> >> I would therefore be absolutely stunned if there were breaking changes
> >> between Felix 4.2 and 5.0!
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Neil
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Neil Bartlett
> >> Sent from a phone
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sunday, 31 May 2015 at 15:03, Keith Hughes wrote:
> >>
> >> > Cool, thanks!
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Sat, May 30, 2015 at 6:31 PM, Pedro Domingues <
> >> pedro.domingues@ist.utl.pt
> >> > > wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > > Hi,
> >> > >
> >> > > for me the changes in my code were zero.
> >> > >
> >> > > I think in the end you only need to replace your felix.jar file and
> >> clean
> >> > > the cache folder, but I would recommend that you replace all the
> other
> >> > > files for the new ones and install your bundles again.
> >> > >
> >> > > Anyway, you should have no major issues when updating to verion 5.
> Just
> >> > > download it and try it, nothing beats that.
> >> > >
> >> > > -PD
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > On 29/05/2015 18:43, Keith Hughes wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > > Hi folks,
> >> > > >
> >> > > > I have been using Felix 4.2.1 for my project for some time and
> have
> >> been
> >> > > > thinking about upgrading to Felix 5.0. Should this pretty much
be
> a
> >> drop
> >> > > > in
> >> > > > replacement and I just get access to new APIs, or would this
> require
> >> code
> >> > > > changes?
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Thanks!
> >> > > > -Keith
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
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> >>
> >>
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