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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: svn commit: rev 47239 - in geronimo/trunk/modules: client-builder/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/client/builder connector/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/connector/deployment connector/src/test/org/apache/geronimo/connector/deployment deployment/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/deployment deployment/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/deployment/plugin deployment/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/deployment/service deployment/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/deployment/util j2ee/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/j2ee j2ee/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/j2ee/deployment j2ee/src/test/org/apache/geronimo/j2ee/deployment jetty/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/jetty/deployment
Date Mon, 27 Sep 2004 12:13:44 GMT
Style question...

why have the param Object planFile, rather than overload with real 

On Sep 26, 2004, at 1:27 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> On Sep 26, 2004, at 3:55 AM, David Jencks wrote:
>> This might be moving in a good direction overall, but one aspect 
>> totally sucks, namely that in the ModuleBuilder interface in the
>>     Module createModule(String name, Object planFile, JarFile 
>> moduleFile, URL specDDUrl, String targetPath) throws 
>> DeploymentException;
>> method the planFile can be either a File or an XmlObject from an 
>> embedded plan.
>> Personally I think at this point passing XmlObjects around rather 
>> than file-like objects is a better idea.
> The planFile parameter can either be a File, XmlBean Object or null.  
> I thought about parsing the file directly in the EarConfigBuilder, but 
> that would require the builder to know about all the XmlBeans schemas 
> used in module deployers (or XmlBeans parses it into a typeless thing 
> that looks like a DOM).  I prefer to simply pass the location through 
> to the module builder so it can handle it like it does for a 
> standalone module with an external plan (6 one way, half a dozen the 
> other)....
> -dain
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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