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From "Lin Sun" <>
Subject Re: Is it work as design? - New jar will be installed in the new repository location after installed "Geronimo Plugins :: Geronimo Server Specific Repository Plugin"
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2008 15:14:58 GMT
I thought his note meant that "postgresql jdbc
driver 8.2 should not be installed in var/respository", at least that
is how I read it. :)


On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Joe Bohn <> wrote:
> Joe Bohn wrote:
>> Joe Bohn wrote:
>>> Forrest_Xia wrote:
>>>> For example, you use automatic download function to install postgresql
>>>> jdbc
>>>> driver 8.2, the driver will be installed in var/respository
>>>> But, if you install a war from admin console, it will be just installed
>>>> in
>>>> geronimo_home/repository.
>>>> This different behavior is work-as-design? Thanks for any insight!
>>>> Found this with AG 2.1.3.
>>> I believe that this is working as designed at the moment ... but it can
>>> certainly be improved.
>>> When using server specific repositories you must specify the target
>>> repository using the "--target".  As noted in the wiki content (see
>>> and scroll down
>>> to "Using the new repository") this is currently only supported from the
>>> command line.  Therefore, when you install the war from the admin console
>>> without a specified target it defaults to <geronimo-home>/repository.
>>> Try deploying the war using the command line as specified in the wiki.
>> Hmmm ... just saw a note in that same wiki indicating that if no
>> repository is specified the module is deployed to all repositories. Was this
>> your experience?  Perhaps the admin console is assuming the first repository
>> and not iterating through all of them ... so there may be a console bug here
>> as well.
> Or ... it could just be that this note is incorrect.  I deployed a war using
> the command line without specifying the target and the results were the same
> as with the admin console ... the war was only deployed to the
> <geronimo-home>/repository.
> I'd still recommend using the command line and specify the appropriate
> target to resolve your issue.
> Joe

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