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From Sangjin Lee <>
Subject Re: shared lib in Geronimo 3.0
Date Wed, 24 Mar 2010 19:58:48 GMT
Thanks. So it sounds like it will be pretty much a *requirement* that
applications on 3.0 need to be fully OSGi bundles, and if you were using the
shared lib as part of your classloading scheme you will have to convert them
all to OSGi bundles.


On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 11:56 AM, David Jencks <>wrote:

> On Mar 24, 2010, at 9:20 AM, Sangjin Lee wrote:
>  My apologies if this has been discussed before, but what is the thinking
>> on the shared lib on Geronimo 3.0? As Geronimo moves to the OSGi based
>> infrastructure, will it make it into G 3.0? If so, how would it be exposed
>> in terms of classloading? Thanks...
> I don't think this has been discussed.  I don't think that shared lib makes
> any sense in 3.0.  Any jar you install needs to be a bundle already and once
> the osgi kernel knows about it it can be used in wiring however it got
> installed.  We might want more tooling to help bundle-ify plain jars and to
> clarify how to install bundles but I don't think shared lib makes sense.
> thanks for bringing this up
> david jencks
>> Sangjin

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