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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: Global JNDI
Date Thu, 17 Aug 2006 20:01:46 GMT
On Aug 17, 2006, at 10:57 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:

> Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>> Earlier this week, David convinced me to help him get the JPA  
>> entity manager factories mapped into JNDI.  And, that was the easy  
>> part, he also wanted it to work in G 1.1.  Today, I finally got it  
>> working and wrote up some very rudimentary instruction on how to  
>> manually install it (need to figure out how to automate this) here:
>> +Plugin
>> Anyway, while writing this code I ended up writing a thread safe  
>> context which althought it isn't publicly modifiable can  
>> internally modify itself.  I also wrote a subclass of this that  
>> watches the kernel for Contexts and adds them to the global name  
>> space.  It occurred to me that with this code plus the code  
>> Krishnakumar & Manu wrote in GERONIMO-2153 we may be able to have  
>> a complete global jndi plugin that can run in G 1.1.
>> I'm going to try this over the next few days and let you'll if it  
>> works out.
> Looks interesting.  Why would we put this in a patch branch and not  
> just trunk for v1.2?

I'm actually working on a new plugin that will run in 1.1+ in the  
sandbox (not a branch).  After I get it working, I think we should  
look at pulling it directly into 1.2.


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