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From "Paul McMahan" <>
Subject Re: plugin site(s?) need to be updated with newer versions
Date Fri, 04 Aug 2006 15:08:58 GMT
Joe,  Here's some discussion on plugin versioning you may want to check out:
Dain proposed a simple globbing approach that was well received, but
AFAIK it hasn't been implemented yet.


On 8/4/06, Joe Bohn <> wrote:
> It appears that the plugin site ( needs to be
> updated to reflect the new Geronimo version numbers.  At the moment, if
> you search for plugins using the 1.1 branch image (Geronimo
> 1.1.2-SNAPSHOT) or with a 1.1.1 branch image (Geronimo 1.1.1) none of
> the plugins are marked as available.  The metadata for the plugins only
> indicates that they are valid for Geronimo 1.1.1-SNAPSHOT (this no
> longer exists) or Geronimo 1.1.
> Can somebody with the proper authority update the
> site?  Are there other plugin sites that need to be updated?
> Also, would it make sense relax the version verification some to ignore
> anything in a version following the "-" on the server version?  If the
> plugin as only specified as "1.1.1" and we didn't include the
> "-SNAPSHOT" from a pre-release image then the plugin registry wouldn't
> have to change when we cut the official release.  It seems reasonable to
> me that a plugin targeted for 1.1.1 should be mostly functional with a
> SNAPSHOT drop of 1.1.1 prior to the official release.  thoughts?
> Joe

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