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From Sachin Patel <>
Subject Re: 1.1 repo/configstore
Date Thu, 06 Apr 2006 17:07:23 GMT
I think having the to know what configurations will  
be started on launch was useful information.  I'd like to see a  
replacement for this in some form or another, perhaps something like  
what we discussed on one of the other threads yesterday having an xml  
file perhaps listing useful information about each application like  
the full configID, state, messages, etc..., so rather having to go to  
the console we have single file that users could go to.

In addition as far as the repo structure... I think something simple  
would suffice for now just to break apart user apps from system  
configuration and libraries.


Perhaps there may be some value later down to break it down even  
further... as to seperate system stuff/users stuff/libraries/ 
configurations like so...

../G1.1/usr/repository  (libraries)
../G1.1/usr/applications (actual configurations)

I'm not completely thrilled on this structure but hopefully it will  
bring trigger other ideas..


- sachin

On Apr 6, 2006, at 11:49 AM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> On Apr 6, 2006, at 6:26 AM, Sachin Patel wrote:
>> So I just launched 1.1 and have a couple of questions...  So it  
>> looks like the repository now hosts both configurations and  
>> runtime/user jars.  This is really good but my concern is now that  
>> user apps are not located in a separate location and when looking  
>> for a given application I was overwhelmed and took me more time  
>> then it should to find my app.  So the question is would it be  
>> possible to provide multiple repositories and configurations would  
>> be deployed to it?  I'm not sure if this is possible or how  
>> complex it would be if it were possible and wether these multiple  
>> repo's could be made aware of each other.
> We can organize the repos how every you want.  Just propose what  
> you want.
>> Secondly is there an equivalent to  If I wanted  
>> to uninstall an app, where can I find the fully qualified artifact  
>> ID?
> No there is not an file.  As for how you get the  
> fully qualified artifact ID to uninstall an application, I think it  
> depends on how you got the application in the first place.  If you  
> know the directory in the repo, then you can work out the  
> application id from the directory structure.  If you got the  
> application from a running server, then you should already have the  
> application id.
>> Second question is that in 1.0 web apps were exploded so users if  
>> wanted could easily modify running content if they wanted.  This  
>> is no longer and I assume this is because both webcontainer have  
>> moved to using the configuation classloader is this assumption  
>> correct?
> As you discovered they are directories.
> On Apr 6, 2006, at 6:55 AM, Sachin Patel wrote:
>> And just so I get my terminology straight... is the term "config- 
>> store" obsolete now? Or is there still a technical distinction  
>> between a config-store and repository?
> At the filesystem level there is no config-store?  At least there  
> won't be one once someone mangages to remove it from the assembly  
> plugin maven.xml file.
> -dain

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