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From Jason Dillon <ja...@planet57.com>
Subject Re: <classPath> && packaging plugin...
Date Sat, 01 Jul 2006 07:06:43 GMT
This is only for bootstrapping the server then?

It would be very good to eliminate this configuration.

Better IMO to just soak up everything in lib/*.jar.

--jason


On Jun 30, 2006, at 11:47 PM, David Jencks wrote:

>
> On Jun 30, 2006, at 9:31 PM, Jason Dillon wrote:
>
>> Can someone please explain what the following <classPath> bits are  
>> actually used for w/the packaging plugin...
>>
>> <snip>
>>     <build>
>>         <plugins>
>>             <plugin>
>>                 <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.plugins</groupId>
>>                 <artifactId>geronimo-packaging-plugin</artifactId>
>>                 <extensions>true</extensions>
>>                 <configuration>
>>                    <classPath>../lib/geronimo-qname_1.1_spec-$ 
>> {geronimoSpecQnameVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/geronimo-common-$ 
>> {geronimoVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/geronimo-kernel-$ 
>> {geronimoVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/geronimo-system-$ 
>> {geronimoVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/geronimo-util-${geronimoVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/cglib-nodep-${cglibVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/commons-cli-${commonsCliVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/commons-logging-$ 
>> {commonsLoggingVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/log4j-${log4jVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/mx4j-${mx4jVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/mx4j-remote-${mx4jVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/endorsed/xercesImpl-$ 
>> {xercesVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/endorsed/xmlParserAPIs-$ 
>> {xmlParserApisVersion}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/xpp3-${xpp3Version}.jar \
>>                         ../lib/xstream-${xstreamVersion}.jar \</ 
>> classPath>
>>                       
>> <mainClass>org.apache.geronimo.system.main.ClientCommandLine</ 
>> mainClass>
>>                 </configuration>
>>             </plugin>
>>         </plugins>
>>     </build>
>> </snip>
>
> That sets the manifest classpath for the jar file being created.   
> This is needed at the moment because we don't have a repository  
> available until the first configuraiton (with a manifest classpath  
> as above, including the repository class) is started.  I think Dain  
> has some ideas on how to create a bootstrap repository so this  
> manifest classpath won't be needed or will be  a lot shorter.
>>
>> This comes across as very difficult to maintain.
>
> As the principal maintainer over the last year or two, "you're  
> telling me!!?!?"
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
>>
>> --jason
>>
>


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