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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: Which config.properties and startup.properties with admin:create ?
Date Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:10:19 GMT
Yes, as Achim said we created the admin:clone command to duplicate a 
complete root installation.
You can clone the root instance and inherit the files.
The only "issue" is that admin:clone manages the Karaf ports, not the 
custom/additional one.

Regards
JB

On 10/25/2013 03:39 PM, Gert Vanthienen wrote:
> L.S.,
>
>
> The current implementation of the admin:create command uses copies
> from the Karaf assembly of the config.properties and
> startup.properties files when creating the instance.
>
> If you're running a plain Karaf container, that's pretty much OK but
> if you have something else built on top of Karaf (e.g. ServiceMix), it
> would make a lot more sense to get those properties files out of your
> current root instance instead.  Unlike the settings files for
> features, logging, ..., these files are used to bootstrap the
> container, so by the time the child container has started, it's too
> late to update them.
>
> One example: in ServiceMix 5, we are using the startup.properties file
> to ensure we have Features OBR support installed and that our Camel
> instrumentation hook is being started as soon as possible to ensure
> all our routes get instrumented.  If you do an admin:create in
> ServiceMix 5, you will have to manually go and edit the
> startup.properties file before starting the child container to get the
> same behavior.
>
> The same probably goes for the config.properties.  If I want to build
> a product/project on top of Karaf that uses Equinox instead of Felix
> by default, the admin:create command would still create a plain Karaf
> container running Felix.
>
> In my mind, it would make more sense for the admin:create command to
> create a child instance with the same bootstrap settings as the root,
> so if that's OK for everyone, I'll raise a JIRA and fix this.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Gert Vanthienen
>

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