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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Liferay Plugin for G
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 02:58:46 GMT
Nice work Paul!

Paul McMahan wrote:
> Sorry I've left this thread sitting idle for the last few days.  I'm
> just now recovering from a complete system overhaul after my OS
> crashed *wince*.
> 
> Thanks Brian for being so flexible.  In the long run I agree with Jeff
> that it would be ideal if the plugin was hosted at liferay.com. That
> way Liferay can update it when necessary, track downloads, etc. I
> would be happy to work with someone to set up a plugin repository at
> the Liferay site and then get that repository added to the master list
> so it will automatically appear in the admin console,  just let me
> know if/when the time is right.
> 
> In the meantime I really hope that the Geronimo community will start
> trying out the Liferay plugin and provide feedback.  Aaron would you
> like to upload the plugin to your repository so it can automatically
> appear in the admin console?   I have also made the plugin available
> in a private repository I use for development/testing.  You can add
> that repository to your admin console by shutting down your server,
> editing config.xml,  and setting this attribute inside the
> DownloadedPluginRepos gbean:
> 
> <attribute
> name="userRepositories">[http://mcmahanfamily.org/repository/geronimo-1.1/]</attribute>
> 
> 
> Then start your Geronimo server, log into the admin console, and then
> click the "Search for Plugins" button in the Plugin portlet.  Select
> the liferay/liferay-portal/4.0.0/car plugin and follow the prompts
> from there.  You may notice a few glitches in the progress bar UI
> while the plugin is uploading.  I attached a fix for that to
> GERONIMO-1959.
> 
> If you have any questions then please don't hesitate to send me a note
> or catch me on irc.
> 
> thanks,
> Paul
> 
> 
> 
> On 7/21/06, Brian Chan <bchan@liferay.com> wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>>
>> Great job! I'd rather optimize for ease of use for the end user. If
>> geronimoplugins is better, so be it. I'm fine either way.
>>
>> Jeff just sent use the DD for the ejb version. It's still on our todo
>> list and is the last thing holding us back for 4.1.0 release (this
>> weekend/next few days).
>>
>> Thanks for the help Jeff, Paul!
>>
>> -- 
>> Brian Chan
>> Chief Executive Officer
>> Liferay, LLC
>> Enterprise. Open Source. For Life.
>>
>>
>>
>> From: Paul McMahan <paulmcmahan@gmail.com>
>> To: dev@geronimo.apache.org, jgenender@apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Liferay Plugin for G
>> Date: Fri Jul 21 03:23:22 GMT 2006
>>
>> On 7/20/06, Jeff Genender <jgenender@apache.org> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > Paul McMahan wrote:
>> > > Hey folks.  I have the Liferay Portal plugin ready to make available
>> > > so others can start looking at it and provide feedback.  It actually
>> > > consists of two separate plugins --- the Liferay WAR and a Derby RAR.
>> > >
>> > > I created the Liferay WAR by exporting it from the Geronimo
>> version of
>> > > Liferay offered at liferay.com.  Then I made some adjustments to
>> it so
>> > > it could deploy into Geronimo 1.1 and so it could work with Derby.
>> > > Jeff, IIUC you're already working with the Liferay devs on an EJB
>> > > version so maybe I can synch up with you instead of contributing
>> > > patches to Liferay separately?
>> >
>> > Absolutely...I handed off a geronimo-application.xml to them and they
>> > are making some changes on their side.  I would be happy to share
>> the DD
>> > if you would like.
>>
>> Great! please send me the DD when you get a chance.  I'll compare it
>> with mine and combine it with the other changes I'm sending to the
>> Liferay folks.  Those other changes include:
>>
>> -  Changed the default context root from "/" to "/liferay" in order to
>> avoid collision with Geronimo's welcome app
>> -  Added Derby to Liferay's Hibernate dialects
>> -  Added support for Derby to the code that generates Liferay's schema
>> and database initialization SQL
>>
>>
>> thanks,
>> Paul
>>
>>
>>
>>

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