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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Deploying connectors
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2004 19:33:12 GMT
I'm trying to figure out where to put this adapter in openejb nova.  
Meanwhile, anyone who wants it let me know and I will send it.

Alternatively you can use the firebird database adapter which natively 
supports jca.  I guess to push this I should write a geronimo-ra.xml 
for it:-)

david jencks

On Wednesday, January 14, 2004, at 11:19 AM, Jacek Laskowski wrote:

> Hi,
> Probably, I could be sending it directly to Dave J., but I think it 
> may be relevant to others, too.
> Deploying CMP entities may require database connections[*]. These 
> connections are maintained by a J2EECA implementation of Geronimo. As 
> we could read recently there is no JDBC connector. Thus, contrary to 
> other J2EE application servers Geronimo must be provided with an 
> J2EECA implementation that wraps JDBC that is configured to use a 
> database. So, it's not as easy as including geronimo-ra.xml and ra.xml 
> in META-INF of a CMP entity. Having them in the directory would tell 
> Geronimo it's a connector instead of EJB (it does depend on what 
> planner would be asked for deployment first).
> So, what I'm missing is the implementation. OpenEJB Nova comes with 
> one. How to deploy it?
> [*] 'may' has been used as deploying CMP entities may not involve 
> setting up a database as J2EE standard doesn't mandate it, but only 
> recommends.
> Jacek

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