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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: [RTC] ?? Review requested on intermediate patches for pluggable JACC
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2006 20:24:48 GMT
David Jencks wrote:
> I've attached some patches for an incremental step towards pluggable 
> JACC to http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-1563
>
> Pre RTC I would check these in and pray that someone would notice and 
> if I was really lucky comment, and then continue with the next steps.  
> We'll see how RTC works with this.  In particular I intend to continue 
> work on this stuff on my flight today so I don't actually expect to 
> check in these patches.  I do think that there's enough there to see 
> where I'm headed and object if you don't like it.
>
> These patches turn the security builder into a gbean implementing a 
> SecurityBuilder interface, and move stuff around with module 
> dependencies so it still works.  The next steps are:
>
> - make multiple security namespaces possible and to determine if a 
> namespace driven scheme is plausible: it might be even though I don't 
> think we can run more than one JACC implementation in a geronimo 
> instance at once.
>
> - review the SecurityBuilder interface, especially the parts used by 
> TSSEditor
>
> - provide an additional JACC implementation to prove this stuff 
> works.  See if there's any spec-specific functionality in our current 
> security builder that can be moved into a superclass or helper for use 
> by other builders.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
I will commit to reading this.  I'm way busy this week.  I will read it 
on the plane this weekend.


Regards,
Alan



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