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From Achim Nierbeck <bcanh...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] <config/> & <configfile/> in feature (KARAF-4829)
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:16:59 GMT
Hi JB,

1. No, as <configfile> can also be used for all kind of other
configurational files, especially useful for the jetty.xml which isn't part
of the configuration used by ConfigAdmin.
2. No, again Pax-Web needs configfile to work as it is right now ...

regards, Achim

2016-12-08 15:08 GMT+01:00 Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net>:

> Hi guys,
> Some weeks ago we discussed on the mailing list about the fact that a
> feature using <configfile/> just creates the cfg file in the etc folder,
> and the corresponding configuration is created later by ConfigAdmin (thanks
> to FileInstall).
> This can produce unfortunate behavior as the bundles in the feature can be
> started before the creation of the configuration in ConfigAdmin.
> Christian proposes to create the configuration in ConfigAdmin as soon as
> the FeatureService deals with <configfile/> tag.
> On the other hand, in Karaf 4.0.5, we improved the <config/> tag: the
> FeatureService now creates the corresponding cfg file in etc based on the
> <config/> tag content.
> So, with KARAF-4829, we will have the same behavior using <config/> and
> <configfile/>:
> * <config/> will create the configuration in ConfigAdmin and the cfg file
> * <configfile/> will create the cfg file and the configuration in
> ConfigAdmin
> The difference is where the configuration comes from:
> - an existing file (mvn URL) in the case of <configfile/>
> - inner properties in the case of <config/>
> I wonder:
> 1. does it make sense to have both <config/> and <configfile/> in the
> future (Karaf 4.1.x) ?
> 2. should we do the change on <configfile/> in Karaf 4.0.x ?
> Thoughts ?
> Regards
> JB
> --
> Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> jbonofre@apache.org
> http://blog.nanthrax.net
> Talend - http://www.talend.com


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