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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Yoko and Geronimo
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2006 20:08:44 GMT
FYI, in 1.2, the lib/ and lib/endorsed/* bits are now configured in  
geronimo-boilerplate-minimal/pom.xml... which is picked up by all of  
the assemblies.


On Aug 11, 2006, at 12:40 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> Rick,
> I believe what you really want to do is to use the endorsed  
> directory.  This allows you to override the vm implementation of  
> endorsed specification such as corba ( 
> 1.5.0/docs/guide/standards/index.html).  In general, you should try  
> to keep the stuff in the endorsed jar to a minimum as not to  
> pollute the class path.  In geronimo, to add something to the  
> endorsed dir, you need to add it to our endorsed manifest entry  
> "Endorsed-Dirs" (I have no idea where this is set in the build) and  
> you need to modify the build to put the jar into lib/endorsed by  
> modifying the bin.xml.
> -dain
> On Aug 11, 2006, at 7:41 AM, Rick McGuire wrote:
>> I've run into an interesting snag with getting Geronimo to run  
>> with the Yoko ORB.  Because there in an inherent  conflict with  
>> some of the class files that ship with the JVM, it is necessary to  
>> prepend the yoko jar file to the bootclasspath when launching the  
>> server.  This sort of lies outside of the realm of normal  
>> execution dependencies.  I suppose it can added to the startup  
>> batch file, but this means Geronimo can no longer be started by  
>> just doing "java server.jar".
>> Additionally, if the Yoko jar is on the bootclasspath, then the  
>> Sun version of the ORB adaptor will not function.  This is an  
>> either/or situation, and the choice, unfortunately, must be made  
>> before the JVM is launched.  This even comes into play during the  
>> build, because there are unit tests for the SunNameService (and  
>> also the YokoNameService).
>> Any thoughts on how we should handle this particularly awkward  
>> situation?
>> Rick

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