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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: transitive dependencies of feature descriptors
Date Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:32:28 GMT
You mean that you use the karaf-maven-plugin to generate the features.xml ?

Regards
JB

On 08/05/2016 02:28 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:
> JB,
>
> The jar files incorporated in the uber jar show up in the dependency
> graph and thus reappear in as 'wrap:' bundles in features.
>
> If project X declares a dependency on feature F, then the dependencies
> of feature F are considered as bundles in project X's feature, because
> they are part of project X's overall dependency graph. the
> karaf-maven-plugin does not filter them out, even though F is accounted
> for as an aggregated feature.
>
> Regards,
> benson
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 8:09 AM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net
> <mailto:jb@nanthrax.net>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Benson,
>
>     honestly, I don't understand your point ;)
>
>     You have an "uber" bundle containing packages, and this bundle is in
>     a feature.
>
>     This feature can be used as an inner feature.
>
>     So what's the point ?
>
>     Regards
>     JB
>
>
>     On 08/05/2016 02:03 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:
>
>         Folks, I wonder if someone else has found a way out of this.
>
>         Consider a project that builds an OSGi bundle by aggregating some
>         non-OSGi jar Maven dependencies. Those dependencies are in the
>         dependency tree of the resulting bundle.
>
>         Now, consider what happens if you generate a feature to contain that
>         bundle. You can carefully exclude artifactIds to ensure that these
>         embedded jars do not show up in the feature.xml as 'wrap' bundles.
>
>         However, there are still in the dependency graph of the feature
>         itself.
>
>         So, when you write a dependency _on the feature_ to incorporate that
>         feature in a larger system, now the non-OSGi bundles are back in the
>         picture. You then have to write Maven <exclusions> for them all
>         over again.
>
>         If I wrote a patch to the karaf-maven-plugin to exclude non-feature
>         dependencies of features, would some committer commit it?
>
>
>     --
>     Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>     jbonofre@apache.org <mailto:jbonofre@apache.org>
>     http://blog.nanthrax.net
>     Talend - http://www.talend.com
>
>

-- 
Jean-Baptiste Onofré
jbonofre@apache.org
http://blog.nanthrax.net
Talend - http://www.talend.com

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