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From Guillaume Nodet <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Uninstall of inner features
Date Sun, 22 May 2011 15:12:11 GMT
Yes, that's exactly why I haven't done that in the first place.

On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 08:27, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:
> If we do this I think this is how to do it but I'm not at all convinced the code complexity
is worth the possible convenience.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
> On May 21, 2011, at 12:55 AM, Guillaume Nodet wrote:
>
>> Maybe an easier way would be to track features that have been
>> explicitely installed differently than features than have been
>> selected automatically because they are dependencies.
>> When those dependant features are no longer used by currently
>> installed features, they could be uninstalled automatically.
>> Imho, that would be fully transparent from a user pov (and i think it
>> should be that way).
>>
>> On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 09:38, Ioannis Canellos <iocanel@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> It could be dangerous to uninstall a top level feature which could be used
>>>> in others features.
>>>
>>>
>>> Indeed. This is why I am trying to find a solution around it. To recap
>>> possible solutions:
>>> a) When uninstalling a feature, check if it contains references to other top
>>> level features and for each reference check if it is used and if not
>>> uninstall it.
>>> b) When specifying delcaring a feature reference use an attribute which
>>> would specify the uninstall behavior.
>>> c) Provide the ability to declare top level features that are only
>>> installable as references and not as standalone (what I described as
>>> abstract features).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> *Ioannis Canellos*
>>> *
>>>  http://iocanel.blogspot.com
>>>
>>> Apache Karaf <http://karaf.apache.org/> Committer & PMC
>>> Apache ServiceMix <http://servicemix.apache.org/>  Committer
>>> *
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Guillaume Nodet
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>
>



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Guillaume Nodet
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