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From Christian Schneider <ch...@die-schneider.net>
Subject Re: Minimal karaf distro
Date Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:48:19 GMT
I would even leave out scr and implement features core with pure OSGi APIs.
Of course we could still refactor all other modules to scr but I think 
it makes sense to
not depend on any DI framework in the core.

Christian


On 16.01.2014 15:52, Ioannis Canellos wrote:
> Well, the minimal distribution we have "was always meant" to be the
> minimum possible distro, that could allow everything else to start via
> features. So I am 100% aligned with Christian on this.
>
> The only reason that the minimal distribution does not look like this
> already, is that it has been a bit painful to isolate and decouple
> parts of Karaf from each other.
>
> So the minimal distro could just be: osgi framework + config admin +
> scr + pax-url + karat features.
>
> In my demo branch (https://github.com/iocanel/karaf/tree/karaf-light)
> it looks like this with the addition of shell, but that can be made
> optional too.
>
> @Achim: Even though I see real value in such a thin server . The real
> value comes from making Karaf so modular that it makes the extremely
> thin server possible ;-) Don't forget that we are building a runtime
> for modular applications, making the runtime itself modular is a must
> imho.
>


-- 
Christian Schneider
http://www.liquid-reality.de

Open Source Architect
http://www.talend.com


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