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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: how to support a jta1.1 tx manager in a j2ee 1.4 container
Date Sun, 10 Sep 2006 23:58:41 GMT

David Jencks wrote:
> To get jpa support in we need a jta1.1 transaction manager.  There are
> two possibilities I can think of:
> -- Sun might let us certify under j2ee 1.4 while including the jta1.1
> spec jar.  AFAIK only Geir can find out if this is possible.  If we can
> do this, it's by far the best solution.

To get JPA support in.... what?  Geronimo as a 1.4 J2EE server?

I wonder how Sun thinks this is going to happen in general - how apps
outside of a container that use JPA will get tx mgmt... :)  I'll find out.

> -- We can make the tx manager/connector stuff a separate module, perhaps
> a plugin, and make 2 versions of anything that uses it.  IIUC the
> parent-child listing on the system modules page, only openejb has a
> dependency on the tx manager that would be affected by this.  I think
> everything else can be dealt with using a modified
> defaultEnvironement.... but I could be very wrong here, we might need
> more versions of all the j2ee apps we deploy :-((((((  In any case I
> think splitting the tx/connector stuff into a separate module would be a
> good idea.
> I'm going to look into the second option.... Geir, can you look into the
> first?
> thanks
> david jencks

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