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From Lin Sun <>
Subject Re: RFC 66 and Geronimo
Date Thu, 08 Oct 2009 15:23:13 GMT
Ok, I was under the impression that you need to modify the bundle
before the bundle is started/starting, thus I was suggesting the url
handler to do so.


On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Rick McGuire <> wrote:
> I'm not trying to implement a new way for Geronimo to convert a WAB bundle
> into Geronimo artifacts
> that require pre-install conversion.  I'm working on an RFC 66 extender that
> recognizes that a WAB
> bundle has been started and deploys this to the Geronimo hosted container
> implementing the behavior
> specified in RFC 66.  This means that the only additional metadata in the
> bundle is the manifest header that
> specifies the context path.  At this point, it is not possible to do a
> conversion on the bundle, it's too late for that.
> The deployment needs to be made using the information that available in the
> bundle already without requiring any
> side metadata such as an external Geronimo deployment descriptor.  This
> essentially requires much of the same
> decision making as is used for JEE WAR installs, but needs to be done using
> runtime resources rather than by
> converting this into a static configuration.
> Rick
>> Lin

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