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From Achim Nierbeck <bcanh...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Which config.properties and startup.properties with admin:create ?
Date Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:47:32 GMT
Hi Gert,

afaik we have clone for that.
It should clone the current instance.

regards, Achim

2013/10/25 Gert Vanthienen <gert.vanthienen@gmail.com>

> 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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