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From Ivan <>
Subject Re: Substitution variables in gbean attribute value
Date Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:53:34 GMT
Create a Geronimo plugin should be the best way to do it, or you might
extend the Sharelib gbean, so that you could do anything you like :-)

2010/8/26 Kevan Miller <>

> On Aug 25, 2010, at 12:50 PM, David Jencks wrote:
> >
> > On Aug 25, 2010, at 9:10 AM, Anil Chawla wrote:
> >
> >> Ivan, thanks for the prompt response. Our intention is to provide our
> users with a WAR/EAR file and perhaps a simple startup script that they can
> edit to set the correct environment variables for their environment. It is
> good to know that there is a work-around like this but it might be a little
> too complicated for our users.
> >>
> >
> > If you are willing to distribute your app as a "predeployed" geronimo
> plugin rather than an app that must be deployed on each server, you can
> include this config.xml info in the plugin.  The easy way is to use a maven
> project and the car-maven-plugin to package your app as a plugin.  The
> geronimo build has lots and lots of examples of how to set up the config.xml
> bits and default values for such as the
> plugins/tomcat/tomcat subproject.
> Right. To summarize, deploying as a geronimo plugin could simplify things
> to the point that a user would only need to modify a
> property (or you provide a tool to do this
> or you allow the plugin deployment plan to be customized, prior to
> installation within the geronimo server.
> --kevan


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