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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Micro-G
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2006 17:17:31 GMT

On Sep 25, 2006, at 9:49 AM, Joe Bohn wrote:

> I've done some work on a new assembly that I've nicknamed "Micro- 
> G" (I know .. not very creative).  The name that I'm using under  
> geronimo/assemblies is "geronimo-framework".   This is intended to  
> be a new foundational assembly from which any customized Geronimo  
> assembly could be built by installing plugins we would provide  
> (starting with tomcat and jetty plugins).
> Hopefully this could help us eliminate the need to provide so many  
> canned configurations with each release.  I'm pretty sure we would  
> probably still want to provide at least one full j2ee server  
> configuration that we certified against, but we could potentially  
> drop the little-G assemblies and hopefully avoid additional future  
> assemblies based upon different combinations of components in the  
> works.
> So far, I've been doing this on my local image.  I would like to  
> get this code (incomplete as it currently is) checked into trunk to  
> better manage the changes and to share the effort.  Is this  
> considered a "controversial change"?   Should I first provide a  
> patch as it currently stands so that folks can comment on it prior  
> to a commit(ala RTC)?
> I'm inclined to just commit the code since it is relatively self  
> contained at the moment, safe, and can be easily reverted.  I think  
> the only controversial change thus far might be that I updated the  
> default port selections on the tomcat configuration so that if you  
> install a tomcat plugin on this framework assembly you will end up  
> with the same port configurations currently available on our  
> existing tomcat distributions.  Of course, this means that the  
> default ports are no longer conducive to running two web servers in  
> the same configuration.
> Should I go ahead and commit this new assembly and config updates?

yes, please do.

Updating the tomcat config ports to the "normal" expected values is a  
really good idea anyway.  Anyone crazy enough (that would be me) to  
want to run 2 web servers in the same g instance can deal with  
setting the ports in the config.xml

david jencks

> Joe

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