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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: Plugin groups
Date Wed, 10 Sep 2008 20:31:43 GMT

On Sep 10, 2008, at 10:03 AM, Donald Woods wrote:

> In-line below.
> -Donald
> David Jencks wrote:
>> I looked at the new plugin groups stuff and have a couple ideas/ 
>> suggestions.
>> I'm going to create a framework plugin group.  Is there some reason  
>> this won't work?
> Are you updating the current pluginprofiles to use the framework  
> profile?

no and I'm undecided on whether I think its a good idea or whether a  
e.g. mini-jetty server with a console would have framework and web- 
>> I'd like to see the plugin groups distributed closer to where their  
>> components are found, e.g. web-jetty in plugins/jetty.  Does this  
>> seem reasonable?
> Sounds okay, but I'd like to see some indication in the directory to  
> denote it's a profile package instead of a real CAR with code in it.

like *-group?  e.g. framework-group?

>> I think the car-maven-plugin can use another packaging style for  
>> these plugin groups that will mean we don't have to configure much  
>> of anything for the c-m-p.  Maybe we won't need the empty plan  
>> either.
>> I thought the idea was to use only the plugin groups when  
>> assembling our actual servers.  Is this work still in progress?  It  
>> looks to me as if we have both a complete list of plugins plus the  
>> plugin groups that would also pull them in.
>> Are there any jiras for this work?
> Looks like Lin was using GERONIMO-4265 for most of this work and she  
> is out on vacation for the next week.

ok thanks!
david jencks

>> thanks
>> david jencks

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