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From Matt Hogstrom <m...@hogstrom.org>
Subject Re: Getting Geronimo to use an upcoming ActiveMQ 4.x release and the activemq-gbean & activemq-gbean-management modules
Date Thu, 23 Mar 2006 20:58:49 GMT
I'll note that.  Hiram...any reason you can think of that would stop us from 
testing the newer ActiveIO on the 1.0.0 build to shake out any issues?


Hiram Chirino wrote:
> Hi John,
> 
> On 3/23/06, John Sisson <jrsisson@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>Cross posting to dev@geronimo so the Geronimo team is involved in
>>discussions regarding ActiveMQ integration, as I don't think the missing
>>gbean support in ActiveMQ 4.0 has been discussed on the Geronimo dev list.
>>
>>The missing gbean support was a surprise to me as I wasn't expecting
>>ActiveMQ 4.0 to be missing the functionality that it had in ActiveMQ
>>3.2.1 currently used by Geronimo.  I was expecting 4.0 to almost be a
>>drop in replacement, except for the change of package names.  I was
>>hoping to play with a 4.0-RCx release with Geronimo.
>>
>>I am concerned about Geronimo staying with a 3.2.x release when it has
>>been mentioned that 4.0 should be more stable and a number of bugs in
>>3.2.x have only been fixed in the 4.0 code.
>>
>>Hiram, when you have an idea of the effort required to implement the
>>GBeans support ActiveMQ 4.x let's discuss time frames for Geronimo to
>>moving to an ASF hosted ActiveMQ release.
>>
> 
> 
> I just took a stab at porting the old gbeans to 4.x and everything is
> compiling now again.  So I think for 4.x we should have at least the
> same level of crappy integration that 3.x had.  I'm hoping we can do
> better though.  I started to test with Geronimo 1.1 and I've him my
> first big issue.  ActiveMQ 4.x depends on activeio 2.1 which is not
> compatible with the version Geronimo uses.  So I think I'll work on
> upgrading activemq to use activeio 3.x which CAN be concurrently used 
> with the version Geronimo uses.  I would just upgrade Geronimo's
> security module to use the 2.x or 3.x but activeio's interfaces are
> still not pinned down and I want to avoid other folks from breaking
> next time it changes.
> 
> Regards,
> Hiram
> 
> 
> 
>>Regards,
>>
>>John
>>
>>Hiram Chirino wrote:
>>
>>>Hi John,
>>>
>>>Yep it will be needed.  We need to update it so that it works with the
>>>new 4.x way of updating stuff.  Should not be to hard to get it
>>>working again now that 4.x has stabilized.  What would be nice is to
>>>have a better set of gbeans than what we had with ActiveMQ 3.x.  The
>>>3.x gbeans allow you to configure about 5% of the options that
>>>activemq allows you to tweak using the standard activemq.xml files.  I
>>>was hoping we could improve this for 4.x.
>>>
>>>Regards,
>>>Hiram
>>>
>>>On Mar 21, 2006, at 1:33 AM, John Sisson wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>What needs to be done to Geronimo to use ActiveMQ 4.0-RC1 when it is
>>>>available for testing?
>>>>
>>>>I noticed the activemq-gbean module (that was available in previous
>>>>ActiveMQ releases used by Geronimo) is under the sandbox with some
>>>>svn log comments about it not being operational.
>>>>Won't this be needed for embedding ActiveMQ in Geronimo?
>>>>
>>>>Thanks,
>>>>
>>>>John
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
> --
> Regards,
> Hiram
> 
> 
> 

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