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From "Paul McMahan" <>
Subject Re: An extremely unexpected result running with yoko...
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2006 14:33:50 GMT
This is good news!  The subject line had scared me :-)   Thanks for
keeping us informed.


On 9/22/06, Rick McGuire <> wrote:
> I finally got a Geronimo build created with both yoko and sun CORBA
> configs.  The yoko config ran fine, and I was trying to figure out what
> tweaking was necessary to get the sun version to work.  At a minimum, I
> figured I would need to remove the yoko jar files from the repository.
> Imagine my surprise when the sun j2ee-corba config started up just fine,
> with no change at all to the assembly.  I was able to continually switch
> back and forth between between the yoko and sun ORBs without any
> failures.  It appears that the yoko ORB is incompatible with the sun
> version of the org.omg.* classes, but the reverse is not true.  The Sun
> ORB appears to work well with the yoko spec classes on the classpath.
> Not at all what I expected, but certainly a satisfying development!
> I did an additional experiment, and tweaked the sun configuration to use
> a different set of listener ports.  Using different listeners, I was
> even able to start both ORB configurations at the same time!  I was only
> able to do this manually.  There appear to be some timing issues with
> trying to load both at startup.  Since both ORB configurators rely on
> System properties to set some values, this is not entirely surprising.
> I suspect there might be some strange side-effects show up if you trying
> to run applications with both enabled, but the fact the yoko jar file on
> the classpath didn't cause a problem makes life a lot easier.
> Rick

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