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From Aaron Mulder <>
Subject Re: Configuration Dependencies
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2005 13:52:19 GMT
If some of these are supposed to point to JARs (dependency, include)
and some are supposed to point to Configuration names (import),
shouldn't we have two different types?  As it is now, you could do:


Which has no meaning, right?  (Since the import is supposed to refer
to a Configuration)


On 10/10/05, David Jencks <> wrote:
> > Also, I think David J answered this before, but I can't find the
> > message.  What's the difference between an "import", and "include",
> > and a "dependency"?  According to geronimo-config-1.0.xml, it looks
> > like all three have the type "dependencyType" (though I thought maybe
> > one was supposed to refer to a different configuration like I'm trying
> > to do above).
> >
> dependency means the jar is in the URL[] of the current configs
> classloader
> include means that plus the jar is copied verbatim into the
> configuration itself
> import means that the configuration named is a parent of the current
> classloader.
> thanks
> david jencks

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