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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: JPA Plugin Status
Date Wed, 16 Aug 2006 15:01:03 GMT
I'm releasing out of branches/1_1_1.  Is your stuff in trunk ?

David Blevins wrote:
> Grrr, I'm missing mail again  -- pulled it from the archives.  Thanks, 
> Dain, for pointing out there was a message for me.
> On 8/15/06, Matt Hogstrom <> wrote:
>  > David,
>  >
>  > I am releasing the specs as a 1.1.1 release due to some changes in 
> jacc.  Do you want to include the
>  > changes to JPA there?
> That would be great.  In fact all the jee5_exp specs could be released.  
> The related specifications went final so we should be good to go.
> -David
> On Aug 15, 2006, at 4:17 AM, David Blevins wrote:
>> I got OpenJPA to run with my JPA code.  So we're looking real good.
>> On Aug 13, 2006, at 8:24 PM, Aaron Mulder wrote:
>>> So far, it's just got a TopLink provider, but if people want to copy
>>> that to create providers for Cayenne or OpenJPA or whatever, that
>>> would be great.  It basically just needs to have a customized name and
>>> ClassPath, though I'm assuming any provider we integrate with will be
>>> compatible with the Geronimo JPA spec JAR (currently
>>> org.apache.geronimo.specs/geronimo-jpa_3.0_spec/1.0-SNAPSHOT/jar)
>> OpenJPA and the Geronimo JPA spec jar weren't happy.  Our JPA jar had 
>> some bad signatures and was missing a few exception classes.  I fixed 
>> those and managed to get OpenJPA to compile and run with our JPA jar 
>> rather than the CDDL version they use.
>>> If you try to build and run this, you'll be held up by a couple things:
>> For me its:
>>  - Still missing the some JNDI stuff Dain is working on (mentioned 
>> earlier in the thread).
>>  - Need the plugin goop
>> But when that is there, this should run for ejbs or servlets in 1.1.1 
>> and maybe 1.1 (should work).
>>> My goal is to have a release of this plugin with sufficient user
>>> documentation when G 1.1.1 is released.  It would be great to have
>>> some open source JPA providers for that release too.
>>> I also started talking to David B about the JPA work being done in
>>> OpenEJB, and I think we're agreed that we probably don't need two such
>>> plugins for G 1.1.x, so hopefully we can work toward a unification as
>>> we move forward.
>> I'm sure we can figure something out.  I'll give it some more thought 
>> tomorrow, time for bed now....zzzzZZZZ
>> -David

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