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From James Strachan <james_strac...@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject Re: JNDI Impl
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 10:31:30 GMT
FWIW the JNDI implementation in Tomcat - that it'd be great to move to  
Jakarta Commons if the Tomcat folks are happy with this - is here...

http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/jakarta-tomcat-4.0/catalina/src/ 
share/org/apache/naming/


On Friday, August 8, 2003, at 11:22  am, Kington, Max wrote:

> Richard,
>
> Where would this live and would you take the discussion of it's  
> development
> elswhere? That's not a request, that's a question, I've got some points
> regarding this pivitol point of J2EE infrastructure with regards to
> security.
>
> I just wouldn't want to miss the discussion,
>
> Max
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Monson-Haefel [mailto:Richard@Monson-Haefel.com]
> Sent: 08 August 2003 11:21
> To: geronimo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: JNDI Impl
>
>
> The JNDI implementation I wrote for OpenEJB was really simple. It used  
> a
> binary tree to locate sub contexts and cached lookups for speed. It  
> wasn't a
> full fledged JNDI implementation in that you could not dynamically  
> bind or
> unbind objects. The JNDI Environment Naming Context is supposed to be
> immutable after server start up. That's why its possible to create a  
> very
> lightweight implementation that is easy to maintain and very fast.
>
> If you created a stand alone JNDI ENC it wouldn't be very useful  
> outside of
> the J2EE context.  It may be better in the long run to have a complete  
> JNDI
> implementation which is based on something in the commons. For the  
> short
> term, however, we can use something more akin to what I created for  
> OpenEJB
> -- its doesn't take long to create and is flexible enough to play nice  
> with
> other systems.
>
> James Strachan wrote:
>
>> Just a thought - Richard do you think the JNDI is gonna need much  
>> hooks
>> to Geronimo or will it be just a 100% vanilla JNDI.
>>
>> Am wondering if (say) Henri moved the JNDI to Jakarta Commons for us  
>> so
>> its easy to reuse (thanks Henri!), we could then add any extra stuff  
>> we
>> need inside Geronimo for now and if it turns out that some reusable
>> code can be pushed back into Commons we can do that too.
>>
>> On Friday, August 8, 2003, at 08:04  am, Henri Yandell wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Additional:
>>>
>>> Am also a Commons committer, so can handle things like setting the
>>> project
>>> up and website etc.
>>>
>>> I believe the person to speak to about the Tomcat JNDI is Costin
>>> Manolache. No idea if he's hooked into the Geronimo feed yet.
>>>
>>> Hen
>>>
>>> On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Henri Yandell wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I'm happy to help with the JNDI if required. Moving Tomcat's JNDI
>>>> impl to
>>>> Commons has been a 'how the hell do I approach that' task on my list
>>>> for a
>>>> while.
>>>>
>>>> I've also got a peculiar JNDI implementation
>>>> [http://www.osjava.org/simple-jndi] so might have some odd ideas to
>>>> throw
>>>> in.
>>>>
>>>> Hen
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Richard Monson-Haefel wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I created a JNDI implementation for the Environment Naming Context  
>>>>> in
>>>>> OpenEJB that was simple and fast.  I think David Blevin's may have
>>>>> modified it so that it plays nice with servlets in Tomcat or with
>>>>> Tomcat's JNDI implementation. At any rate, I would be happy to
>>>>> recreate
>>>>> a similar implementation for Geronimo.  Should I plan on doing  
>>>>> this?
>>>>> Anyone object?
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Richard Monson-Haefel
>>>>> Author of J2EE Web Services (Addison-Wesley 2003)
>>>>> Author of Enterprise JavaBeans, 3rd Edition  (O'Reilly 2001)
>>>>> Co-Author of Java Message Service (O'Reilly 2000)
>>>>> http://www.Monson-Haefel.com
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> James
>> -------
>> http://radio.weblogs.com/0112098/
>
> --
> Richard Monson-Haefel
> Author of J2EE Web Services (Addison-Wesley 2003)
> Author of Enterprise JavaBeans, 3rd Edition  (O'Reilly 2001)
> Co-Author of Java Message Service (O'Reilly 2000)
> http://www.Monson-Haefel.com
>
>

James
-------
http://radio.weblogs.com/0112098/


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