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From "Jarek Gawor" <>
Subject Re: module builders/deployers in plugins
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2008 16:15:25 GMT
Does anybody have any thoughts on this? Both are important to the
concurrency work but 2) is a little more important as I can't
integrate the concurrency code with Geronimo without disabling some
other functionality.


On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Jarek Gawor <> wrote:
> I have a couple of questions about module builders/deployers and
>  plugin support in Geronimo:
>  1) I have a plugin that contains a NamingBuilder. Once I install this
>  plugin, that NamingBuilder will not be called during module deployment
>  until I 'register' it with the NamingBuilders gbean (e.g. in
>  plugins/j2ee/j2ee-deployer/src/main/plan/plan.xml or config.xml). The
>  questions is, can we make this more dynamic? It would be great just to
>  install the plugin and have the NamingBuilder to be invoked
>  automatically without any additional configuration steps.
>  2) The AdminObjectRefBuilder is always trying to process _all_
>  resource-env-ref entries (AdminObjectRefBuilder is just an example in
>  this case). However, as things evolve (Java EE 5 -> 6) and new
>  resource env. types are added, it does not scale to keep updating the
>  AdminObjectRefBuilder to handle these new types. So I think it would
>  be nice to install a new builder that would handle these new types
>  only. But that would require communicating with the
>  AdminObjectRefBuilder and somehow telling it to ignore the new types.
>  The question is, what would be the best way of doing it? Or maybe we
>  need a different way of processing the DDs?
>  Jarek

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