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From Sascha Zelzer <>
Subject Re: Celix 0.0.1 release and Native-OSGI
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2012 08:36:39 GMT

great news! I completely agree with Pepijn. Cleaning up the project 
structure and making the build system more modular is in my opinion a 
top priority.



On 06/11/2012 09:56 AM, Pepijn Noltes wrote:
> Hi
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Alexander Broekhuis
> <>  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We would like to work towards a first release for Celix, and would like to
>> know what everyone thinks that has to be in there.
>> Please note, this is a 0.0.1 release, so take this into account when
>> considering items to be in there.
>> Some items I think that have to be fixed:
>> * API code style
>>   Currently the code doesn't follow the API style all over the place.
>> Personally I think this has to be fixed for the framework at least.
>> * Remote Import/ExportService header and disable the resolver
>>   Currently the resolver isn't needed at all, but is still "semi"-used.
>> This can be disabled (for now at least).
>> * Make build more modular
>>   As discussed on [1].
>> * Small updates to CMake files
>>   Currently several libraries are used directly, ie not via a
>> Find{LibName}. For these libraries a Find{LibName} module has to be written.
>>   Libraries that I know of; OpenSLP and Jansson
>> One last thing; we have started working on the NativeOSGi project, and one
>> of the goals is, is to let Celix use this API and be a reference
>> implementation. While I think this will be a great step forward for Celix,
>> I also think the work needed to get this done is quite a lot. As such I
>> would like to make a 0.0.1 release without following the NativeOSGi work.
>> A next release definitely will follow it, but having a first release is
>> really needed after  1.5 years.
>> What do you all think and what is missing for a 0.0.1 release?
> I agree on all points and can't think of anything more we really need
> for the first release. IMO the main focus should be that people can
> build and therefore tryout Celix with at least a possible external
> dependencies, but - correct if I am wrong -  this will be adressed by
> making the build more module. So I have nothing to add to that list.
> Greetings,
> Pepijn

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