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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Refactoring Deployment
Date Thu, 16 Sep 2004 00:18:22 GMT

david jencks

On Sep 15, 2004, at 4:56 PM, Jeremy Boynes wrote:

> One thing we have talked about in the past is the problem with having 
> deployment classes in each module - for example, having the connector 
> deployer in the connector module. The issue here is that due to 
> classloader dependencies, the deployment code needs to end up in the 
> Server module so that it can interact with the deployers in each 
> module.
> The proposed solution to this was to split each deployable module into 
> two - a runtime module that contained everything needed to execute the 
> components (e.g. the servlet or ejb containers) and another which 
> contained the deployment code. This way we could have separate runtime 
> and deployment configurations.
> With Tomcat coming up to speed we will be adding another deployer so I 
> think this would be a good time to do that refactoring - any thoughts?
> --
> Jeremy

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