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From Remy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] minimal JSR 154 only distribution
Date Tue, 10 Dec 2002 18:29:56 GMT
Costin Manolache wrote:
> Henri Gomez wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>>Yes but add the ability to activate/include modules, which is
>>the Costin idea ;)
> 
> 
> Actually - I think it is your idea :-) ( well, now it makes a lot
> of sense - I'm in "how didn't I think of it" mode ). 
> 
> That means I will drop my minimal proposal, or at least rewrite
> it to be one "profile" in the normal distribution. Remy's arguments
> are also very valid.
> 
> I think we can focus on 4 profiles:
> - JSR154 only
> - minimal ( JSR154 + JSR152 )
> - default ( the current set of features )
> - all 
> 
> The main technical problem is the class loader - we probably need
> to place most jars in a "repository" - but not in the loader - and use the 
> manifest or config files to pick what we need. Again, the jmx
> model may help us. ( jboss solution is to just copy the files
> - which does makes sense in a way )

Big +1.

There's an embryo of some configuration for the different CL, but it 
needs to get more powerful and flexible to support this.
Copying files is bad, no question about it.

> Jon - would that be reasonable middle-ground for you ? It gives you
> a JSR154-only profile, included in the "main" distribution. The downside
> is that jasper will still be included ( disabled and invisible in your
> profile - visible in all others ). 

Hopefully reason will prevail.

Remy


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