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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: XYZConfigurer as GBean
Date Wed, 29 Jun 2005 21:56:42 GMT
On Jun 27, 2005, at 9:41 PM, Aaron Mulder wrote:

>     So we have RARConfigurer, WARConfigurer (x2), EJBConfigurer, and
> they're all GBeans.  I'm not really sure why.  All they do is  
> produce a
> DConfigBean tree, and you'll want to run them on the tool-client  
> side of
> the JSR-88 system, where you don't necessarily have a GBean kernel
> available.  While you could call the GBean in a remote server, you  
> pass
> the thing a DeployableObject representing a file on disk, and any  
> changes
> have to be save to the filesystem of the client, so it really makes no
> sense.
>     My inclination would be to change the Configurers to be POJOs so
> the JSR-88 tool can just say new RARConfigurer().createConfiguration 
> (dObj)
> instead of trying to make GBean calls.

This seems reasonable.

>     Anyone know why they're GBeans in the first place?

They are just java classes, so can't you create them without a kernel?


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