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From David Bosschaert <david.bosscha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [feature-model] Removing features after installation
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:14:14 GMT
On Mon, 10 Dec 2018 at 14:31, Robert Munteanu <rombert@apache.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 2018-12-10 at 15:15 +0100, Karl Pauls wrote:
> > ...
> > > > Would that cause trouble in your case? I tend to think that it
> > > > would
> > > > help people move to a devops mindset, where Sling instances are
> > > > throwaway.
> > ...
> > > But yes, I guess this is a valid reply, just drop everything (
> > > except
> > > persisted state ) and start over.
> >
> > Yeah, fwiw, that was the underlying idea - there are no restarts
> > anymore. I guess we might want to consider emphasising this by making
> > it the default to clear the cache on restarts so that you always
> > start
> > from a clean state.
>
> That could work, and we should consider if this should be the default
> or behind a feature flag. The reason for not making it the default is
> that people might mess around with their setup, e.g. create configs,
> stop bundles, and if the changes are not persisted between restarts it
> will be confusing and unpleasant.
>

AFAIK you need to delete the 'launcher' cache directory yourself to get a
clean sheet. I think it would make sense to do this via a command line
option.

Best,

David

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