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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fixing the MINA ApacheDS dependency problem
Date Sat, 02 Sep 2006 23:56:52 GMT
Alex Karasulu a écrit :

> Hi all,
>
> As you know, we have dependency issues with ApacheDS and MINA which 
> need to be resolved.  There are several ways in which we can resolve 
> the problem.  However before I propose some solutions let me restate 
> the problem again.  Here's some dependencies which exist today:
>
> ApacheDS
>   -> MINA filter-codec-asn1 -> shared-asn1
>   -> shared-asn1
>
> ApacheDS depends on shared-asn1 through two paths as can be seen 
> above.  One is a direct dependency and the other is via the 
> filter-codec-asn1 module in MINA. This makes it so the version of 
> shared-asn1 that ApacheDS depends on directly must be the same as the 
> version of shared-asn1 that is depended upon by the filter-codec-asn1 
> module.
>
> There are several ways in which we can solve this problem but the key 
> is to be able to release this filter-codec-asn1 separately whenever 
> changes are made to the shared ASN.1 module.  We need to figure out 
> how we can release parts of MINA separately to prevent having to push 
> a full MINA release every time.

In my mind, the filter-ASN.1 should not be a part of MINA. MINA has 
nothing to do with ASN.1, as it doesn't know how to handle PDUs.

We should implement a MINA filter into ADS, in order to get rid of this 
dependency.

wdyt ?


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