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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: Naming the servers
Date Fri, 04 May 2007 22:35:19 GMT
On May 4, 2007, at 7:45 AM, David Jencks wrote:
> I haven't had time to look at this thoroughly but I have a couple  
> comments anyway.  Take them with plenty of salt.
> 1. IMO anyone using this feature is likely to want to heavily  
> customize geronimo so their "template" bears little resemblance to  
> what we supply.  If they don't do this, we've failed to provide a  
> sufficiently customizable server.  So I think its equally important  
> to provide facilities to extract a "minimal" server that will run a  
> set of apps and make it the template.
> 2. I think the predominant use of uncustomized geronimo will be as  
> a single server so I'm reluctant to, for this use, hide "var" under  
> a couple more directories.  It would certainly make my use of  
> geronimo more complicated.  I'm worried that to make life a little  
> easier for advanced users we may be making it more complicated for  
> beginners.  What do other people think?

I dunno... It shouldn't be that much work to setup the default  
configuration to be multi-node compatible.  I recall that what I  
setup for jbucks all so many years ago...

I do think that we need to provide some out of the box node- 
management tools to go with this.  I think that this would be ideal  
use for GShell ;-)  And actually the whole tiny-bootstrap JVM thingy  
I've been mentioning here and there, would be ideal for GShell as  


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