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From "Lin Sun" <>
Subject Re: the create geronimo plugin portlet
Date Wed, 30 Jul 2008 18:56:30 GMT

>From admin console, we allow users to specify certain info related to
plugin metadata, such as author, desp, license, and so on.

I deployed daytrader-tomcat as an app, and I checked the
geronimo-plugin.xml file was not there in the
directory initially.   It got created after I export it as a plugin
from the admin console.



On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 2:40 PM, David Jencks <> wrote:
> On Jul 30, 2008, at 11:15 AM, Lin Sun wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a question about this portlet.  On this portlet, we gave users
>> the following instruction -
>> The configuration will be saved as a CAR file to your local
>> filesystem. Note: at present, you must manually add a
>> META-INF/geronimo-plugin.xml file to the CAR after you export it in
>> order for it to be a valid plugin.
>> Is that not accurate?  I tried to export the daytrader-tomcat car
>> module as a plugin and it seems to generate the geronimo-plugin.xml
>> file ok.  If this is incorrect, I'd like to delete the sentence after
>> "Note:".
> I think there's some opportunity to edit geronimo-plugin.xml files somewhere
> in the plugin portlet but I didn't think we actually generated one by
> default.... could be wrong.
> Did you install daytrader-tomcat as an app or using the plugins from the
> daytrader build?  If you installed it as an app evidently we are generating
> some kind of geronimo-plugin.xml... we should figure out and document
> exactly what (as well as fixing the wording as you suggest).
> thanks
> david jencks
>> Thx, Lin

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