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From David Jencks <david_jen...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: GBean documentation improvement
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2009 15:59:12 GMT

On Mar 20, 2009, at 2:07 AM, Radim Kolar wrote:

>
>> 1. GBean Lifecycle section
>>  what is doFail() method expected to do? Shutdown gbean and make it  
>> sure
>> that calling doStart() will do nothing?
>
> Agreed to add description of doFail().   What do you mean "calling  
> doStart()
> will do nothing ?" ?
> something like this:
> doStart() -> running
> doFail() -> stop and mark it as failed
> doStart() -> dont start it because it is marked as failed

I think you have to call stop after fail before you call start.

Also note that after fail or stop the actual gbean object is discarded  
and if you call start again the framework will create a whole new  
object for you.

In practice no one has ever implemented doFail.

thanks
david jencks

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