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From Jeremy Boynes <>
Subject Re: Limited purpose Geronimo assemblies
Date Fri, 27 May 2005 20:17:20 GMT
David Jencks wrote:
> In the Module Restructuring thread a couple people indicated how nice it 
> would be if it was easy to set up limited purpose geronimo versions, 
> such as web-only.
> Making this easy has always been one of our aims.  Two existing examples 
> are openejb (ejb + jta + j2ca) and IBM gluecode se (formerly Gluecode 
> Joe se) (web + portlets + jms + jta + j2ca)
> Jeremy has been working on some maven plugins to make this kind of setup 
> more systematic: the configuration plugin, designed to build a 
> "pre-deployed" configuration ready to load into a geronimo kernel, and 
> the assembly plugin, designed to package up a bunch of configurations, a 
> repository, and the rest of what you need to have a packaged 
> geronimo-in-a-jar.  I think it would be great if we could get these 
> plugins working reliably and use them in our standard build.  We 
> definitely want to have several standard limited geronimo assemblies as 
> part of the build.

A technical issue here is being able to identify and resolve the 
dependencies defined by the MCP entries in the root jar. I want to add 
them into the plan so the service builder can handle them but have been 
holding off until after certification.


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