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From "Stefan Guggisberg" <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Modifying node types
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2006 09:07:24 GMT
On 7/13/06, Christoph Kiehl <kiehl@subshell.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> in our current system we are able to extend nodetypes by adding properties or
> nodes after the nodetype has been initially created. These properties/childnodes
> have to be non-mandatory.
> As of now Jackrabbit doesn't support this. Are there any reason besides 'it's
> just not implemented' why this is currently not possible?

trivial changes are supported, i.e. adding non-mandatory properties for example
should be fine. please take a look at the implementation of
NodeTypeRegistry.reregister()
and the javadoc of NodeTypeDefDiff.

cheers
stefan


> I could possibly add additional properties/childnodes by adding mixins, but this
> would not reflect my intention.
> How do you handle changes in nodetypes?
>
> Cheers,
> Christoph
>
>

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