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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Why is GERONIMO_HOME not passed into the server?
Date Sun, 28 Jan 2007 02:19:19 GMT
Ya I was just hinting that we should come up with a standard place to  
put the instance data tree, which might mean a slight alteration of  
the standard tree too... but I'm not really sure, just wanted to put  
it out there.


On Jan 27, 2007, at 6:11 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> On Jan 27, 2007, at 5:38 PM, Jason Dillon wrote:
>> I think in order to allow multiple instances to work off of the  
>> same installation effectively we need to have a tiered repository  
>> support, so that each instance could include a shared read-only  
>> repository (the system repository), and then a read-write  
>> repository (instance repository), where artifact resolution would  
>> first check the instance repo, then the system repo.
>> If we do want to start supporting this, I suggest we also revisit  
>> the basic server's file structure, as we will need to insert a  
>> hierarchy for the instance data.
>> --jason
> IWhat if we started somthing in var like:
> ./var/servers/server.n
> The server.n sould be some arbitrary name that users would identify  
> the names of the server instance.  We would look in the instance  
> tree first and if something wasn't found we'd look in the main  
> tree.  Is that what you meant?

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