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From Seth Ladd <sethl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Meaning of the Numbers in the $GERONIMO_HOME\config_store?
Date Mon, 15 Nov 2004 18:05:32 GMT
On Sat, 13 Nov 2004 23:47:36 -0700, Dain Sundstrom
<dsundstrom@gluecode.com> wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2004, at 8:24 PM, Seth Ladd wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> > On Sat, 13 Nov 2004 15:11:46 +0100, Ralf Barkow <rgb@tiscali.de> wrote:
> >>                 In the file
> >> $GERONIMO_HOME/config-store/index.properties
> >> behind your configID you will find the number/subdirectory where
> >> geronimo deployed your war file.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Do you know why there is this level of indirection?
> 
> Configuration identifiers are URIs and can contain characters that are
> not valid on the target file system.  Also, if we use the configuration
> identifier as the directory name, an upgrade of that configuration
> would require first removing the entire configuration and writing a new
> one.  This would not allow us to recover in the case of a deployment
> failure.

Ah!  Thanks very much for the helpful explanation.

Seth

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