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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: Deployment Dependencies
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2005 17:20:16 GMT
On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 12:41:44PM -0400, Aaron Mulder wrote:
> All,
> 	So the JSR-88 DeploymentManager needs to reference the 
> DConfigBeans of all the module types.  This includes at least:
> 
>  * Connector Builder
>  * Jetty Builder
>  * Tomcat Builder
>  * OpenEJB Builder
>  * shared Builders (naming, security, etc.)
> 
> 	The problem is that right now, the DeploymentManager is in 
> deploy-tool, the DConfigBeans are in *-builder modules, and the *-builder 
> modules depend on deploy-tool.  Which of course means that deploy-tool 
> cannot depend on them.
> 
> 	So I think we need to:
> 
>  - Separate the DeploymentManager implementations from deploy-tool, into a
>    mini-module that depends on deploy-tool and *-builder.

+0.  Doesn't matter to me either way.

>  - Move toward a unified web builder for both Tomcat and Jetty.  I
>    personally feel that it's mandatory to make the WAR configuration the
>    same regardless of which container you happen to have deployed, and it
>    also would save us from having two different JSR-88 DeploymentManager
>    configurations that you have to pick from (presumably based on the
>    connection URL you provide) depending on which web container you happen
>    to want to run on.

+1 Greg Wilkins tried to do this and we deleted his code (sorry,
Greg!)  We have a really big advantage now that we didn't have then; a
working Tomcat integration.  I'd say it's at least worth another try.


-- 
David

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