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From Ivan <xhh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Availability of Geronimo 2.2
Date Thu, 31 Dec 2009 15:31:54 GMT
2009/12/31 Russell Collins <Russell.Collins@mclaneat.com>

>  I have to say “Great Job” to all of those who made this release
> possible.  I have been waiting for the 2.2 release for a while now and I am
> excited to give it a whirl.  I have played with it a little and here are my
> observations about it.  I hope some of these help others:
>
>
>
> First, I am running it on Windows.
>
>
>
> ·         I like the backwards compatibility of the server.  For the most
> part, I could take my ear file and deploy it with no problem with the
> exception of the a small change in the deployment descriptor.  The my ear
> assembly uses connection pooling and the connection pool resources changed
> from being a “rar” type to a “car” type (when using the wizard to create the
> connection pool resource).  This is not a big deal but I wonder why the
> change.
>
 Because once it is deployed into Geronimo, it almost have all the features
of a Geronimo plugin, Also, you are able to export it by the plug-in
console.


> ·         I like the new EJB view that allows for the configuration of the
> object pool and shows information about the beans.  This may be a small
> thing to some but is a WONDERFUL addition for me.
>
> ·         One of the things that is missing currently (for Windows
> Installations) is the Windows Service Wrapper plug-in.  For those wanting to
> run the server as a windows service, this plug-in is greatness.  However,
> this plug-in is currently not available for 2.2.  I have found a work
> around.  I simply grab the assemblies created by 2.1 plug-in and use them in
> 2.2.  It works fine.  Example:  I went to the bin directory of 2.1 and
> grabbed the “service_pr.bat”, “geronimosrv.exe”, and “geronimosrvw.exe”.
 I
> then copied those objects to the bin directory of 2.2 and ran the batch file
> like I normally would.  I hope this helps anyone else that is having this
> issue.
>
>
>
 This plug-in is not shipped by the distribution assembly, you could install
it via admin-console, it should automatically download it from the public
mavne repository.

> Once again, this is a very solid server and thank you for your hard work.
>
>
>
> *From:* Russell Collins [mailto:Russell.Collins@mclaneat.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 30, 2009 4:26 PM
>
> *To:* 'user@geronimo.apache.org'
> *Subject:* RE: [ANNOUNCE] Availability of Geronimo 2.2
>
>
>
> PLEASE RELEASE IT!!! :D
>
>
>
> *From:* Delos [mailto:daition@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 29, 2009 10:38 PM
> *To:* user@geronimo.apache.org
> *Subject:* Re: [ANNOUNCE] Availability of Geronimo 2.2
>
>
>
> Great news! If possible, I will start release process for GEP 2.2 soon.
>
> Thanks all!
>
> 2009/12/30 Jack Cai <greensight@gmail.com>
>
> Cool! We finally made it before 2010! :-)
>
> -Jack
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 10:23 AM, Bill Stoddard <wgstoddard@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Congratulations Geronimo team!
> >
> > Bill
> >
> > On 12/29/09 7:29 PM, David Jencks wrote:
> >>
> >> The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of
> Apache
> >> Geronimo v2.2 server. This includes improvements too numerous to mention
> >> here, a couple highlights are much easier custom server assembly, up to
> date
> >> activemq support, and JASPIC support.
> >>
> >> Visit the Downloads page for details on downloading Apache Geronimo v2.2
> >> server assemblies and links to the release notes:
> >> http://geronimo.apache.org/downloads.html
> >>
> >> The individual jars and plugins have been available through maven for a
> >> few weeks now as I tried to figure out the last bits of the release
> process.
> >>  It's quite possible I've messed up some bits of the non-maven process,
> so
> >> let us know if there are problems.
> >>
> >> A big THANK YOU to all that contributed to this release!  Great work
> >> everyone!
> >>
> >> david jencks
> >
> >
>
>
>
>
> --
> Best Regards,
>
> Delos
>
>
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-- 
Ivan

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