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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: Why is GERONIMO_HOME not passed into the server?
Date Sun, 28 Jan 2007 02:14:00 GMT

On Jan 27, 2007, at 8:09 PM, David Jencks wrote:

> AFAIK support for everything needed to do this is already there,  
> all you need is another module with an additional repository which  
> might be located by default in var/repository.
> Existing command line properties:
> -Dorg.apache.geronimo.home.dir=/path/to/geronimo/home speciifies  
> where the geronimo installation (bin dir etc) are located.  I  
> haven't figured out how this is useful yet.... but its there.
> makes geronimo look for var  
> at <geronimo_home>/foo
> -Dorg.apache.geronimo.server.dir=/path/to/var/dir specifies where  
> var is as an absolute path (if you don't supply a absolute path,  
> its the same as "name")
> We support running with multiple repositories, and deploying to a  
> specific repository with a deployer command line argument
> java -jar bin/deployer.jar -target repo-name
Some of it is in place.  I was playing with it last week.  Its still  
a little rough in that you have to manually create the directory  
structure.  I don't remember all the details but I think Gianny did  
start on this and has most of the hard work done :)

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