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From David Jencks <david_jen...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Release 1.0 Status - Saturday the 17th
Date Sat, 17 Dec 2005 22:22:27 GMT

On Dec 17, 2005, at 1:14 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:

> The Engine is starting before the host.
>
> After chatting with Dain...the problem seems to be...
>
> The plan is looking for a collection of hosts.  But this does not seem
> to place the dependency when there is a collection, only when its a
> single GBean reference.  Therefore its random of who gets started
> first...call it luck of the draw?  Therefore, this can rear its  
> head in
> HEAD (no pun intended).
>
> The problem stems from the fact that the user can have "n" number of
> hosts...and the Engine needs to wait until all of these are started.
>
> I would have hoped that the Collection reference would act like a  
> direct
> GBean reference and wait until all have started, but this was my
> misunderstanding.  Can this be a problem for other GBeans that have
> collection dependencies down the road - not just for Tomcat?
>
> IMHO, I think the fact the Engine is starting before the Hosts is
> dangerous and very bad.
>
> I'll work on a solution of some form...

The only possibility I've thought of so far is a linked list starting  
with the Engine with a reference to the first or last Host, and each  
Host with a reference to another.  I use something like this to order  
the servlet startup in jetty.

david jencks

>
> Jeff
>
> Dave Colasurdo wrote:
>> Does anybody know why the "unknown default host" warning still  
>> occurs in
>> 1.0 but not in head?  I thought Dain's fix was picked up by both  
>> 1.0 and
>> head?  I also thought the next 1.0 candidate build would be made from
>> the 1.0 branch and not head?  Is this incorrect?
>>
>> Thanks
>> -Dave-
>>
>> Jeff Genender wrote:
>>> I was too darn quick with my send button...
>>>
>>> Yes...let me follow up...
>>>
>>> Building form HEAD...this error (1377) does not occur...I should  
>>> have
>>> made that more clear in all of my previous emails.
>>>
>>> Dave Colasurdo wrote:
>>>
>>>> I've extracted and built a fresh copy of the 1.0 branch..
>>>>
>>>> I no longer see the TradeEJB exception reported in  
>>>> GERONIMO-1372!!!!!!
>>>>
>>>> However, I still see the "unknown default host" reported in
>>>> GERONIMO-1377.  So, doesn't look like the 1372 fix addresses the  
>>>> 1377
>>>> problem.  Jeff had suggested building head. Is there some other  
>>>> fix in
>>>> head that isn't in the 1.0 branch that addresses this?  Last time I
>>>> built head (last night).. I didn't see the "unknown default  
>>>> host" error.
>>>>
>>>> Also, concerning the conversation as to whether 1377 is a  
>>>> showstopper..
>>>>  Of course I'm sure that Jeff's assessment that there is no  
>>>> functional
>>>> problem is totally accurate.  However, I suspect the presence of  
>>>> this
>>>> message in the log at initial startup will cause confusion and many
>>>> questions among new v1 users.  It may give the wrong initial  
>>>> perception
>>>> that the default geronimo v1 configuration doesn't work properly.
>>>>
>>>> Hopefully Jeff will tell me that this is fixed in "head" and will
>>>> somehow be moved to v1..
>>>>
>>>> On an unrelated note, I did see an exception during shutdown ..
>>>>
>>>> http://www.rafb.net/paste/results/H4vwRo78.html
>>>>
>>>> Is this covered under any other JIRA?
>>>>
>>>> BTW, How long do the www.rafb.net paste entries last?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> -Dave-
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Matt Hogstrom wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Here is the lost of outstanding defects and their status:
>>>>>
>>>>> In Process
>>>>> GERONIMO-1364 - update welcome pages to point at HTTP redirects  
>>>>> in the
>>>>> geronimo.apache.org site
>>>>> GERONIMO-1371 - Geronimo startup/shutdown issues
>>>>> GERONIMO-1375 - Invalid login to console should not produce  
>>>>> stack trace
>>>>> GERONIMO-1377 - Startup Warning on tomcat - unknown default host.
>>>>>
>>>>> Completed
>>>>> GERONIMO-1363 - DayTrader still using old geronimo-spec files -
>>>>> applied by Matt
>>>>> GERONIMO-1372 - Exception during startup - TradeEJB - Fixed per  
>>>>> Dain
>>>>> GERONIMO-1373 - DB info portlet not working correctly - Applied  
>>>>> by Matt
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to get the reminaing 4 knocked out today and respin a
>>>>> build tonight if all these issues are addressed or we know they  
>>>>> will
>>>>> not be.  The major ones are behind us.  It sounds like we're  
>>>>> going to
>>>>> have to spin an Open EJB 2.1.0 or some such release per the fix  
>>>>> from
>>>>> Dain.
>>>>>
>>>>> Any volunteers on the other issues?  Please assign them to  
>>>>> yourself or
>>>>> send a note in this thread with your intent so everyone knows  
>>>>> what the
>>>>> others are doing.
>>>>>
>>>>> Great work folks.  I think we're almost there.
>>>>>
>>>>> I have to run some Christmas shopping errands this morning  
>>>>> (EST) and
>>>>> will get back on in the afternoon.  If someone needs me for some
>>>>> reason please feel free to call my cell (919)656-0564.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers.
>>>>>
>>>>> Matt
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>


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