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From karan singh malhi <>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (GERONIMO-339) Add support for an ejb-link in geronimo deployment descriptors
Date Thu, 30 Sep 2004 22:37:12 GMT
Thanks Jeremy

On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 18:33, Jeremy Boynes wrote:
> karan singh malhi wrote:
> > Thanks for the reply.
> > 
> > Since we would be adding a geronimo dd to the ear file, that means we
> > would be updating the .ear anyways, so why not modify the ejb-link in
> > the spec dd itself. If we are not allowed to modify the spec dd, then
> > should we be allowed to modify the ear file. If not, then how are we
> > going to add the geronimo dd to the ear? 
> > 
> We support deployment with external plans so you would not need to add 
> it into the ear file itself (this fits the JSR88 model).
> > I may be totally wrong here ,but shouldnt we be able to update the spec
> > dd by updating properties through a management interface?
> > 
> You can generate the plan using the Configuration side of JSR88. 
> However, this writes out an external plan rather than modifying the 
> original file.
> The reason for all this is to allow the same, possibly signed, EAR to be 
> deployed to multiple servers (possibly ones from different vendors). 
> However, if you want to put the plans inside the archive, that is 
> supported as well.
> --
> Jeremy

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