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From "Gareth Bryan" <garethbr...@fastmail.fm>
Subject Re: One True Way (TM) of handling configuration files
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 09:25:31 GMT
Definately a +1 on this.

Orion's model is an excellent one and I'm convinced it's one we should
follow.

Any deployment tools we build (web interface / swing gui) can prompt for
values to be stored in these "geronimo-web.xml etc files (if necessary)

On Fri, 8 Aug 2003 09:44:34 +0300, "Lyytinen Joonas"
<joonas.lyytinen@cons.sonera.com> said:
> Hi,
> 
> One thing that has annoyed me in several app-servers (e.g. Weblogic and =
> JBoss) is the
> way the server specific configuration XML files located in the =
> WARs/JARs/EARs of the
> "pure" J2EE application.  This hinders application portability and is =
> generally messy.
> 
> My syggeestion is that in geronimo we should adopt a similar approach =
> than the Orion
> application server (http://www.orionserver.com), where the =
> implementation specific=20
> files with some default values are generated into a separate directory =
> structure
> by the application server when a application is deployed on the
> server.=20
> IMHO this has several advantages.
> 
> everyone in favor say ay! :)
> 
> -joonas=20
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