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From "Cameron Taggart" <cameron.tagg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OSGi] Status - Commons and Mina Support
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 18:45:00 GMT
Ah, your over in the ApacheDS sandbox.  :)

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/directory/sandbox/jconlon/
svn checkout http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/directory/sandbox/
directory-sandbox

cheers,
Cameron

On 11/24/06, Cameron Taggart <cameron.taggart@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi John, where is your code?  I don't see it in the Mina sandbox.
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/mina/sandbox/
>
> Cameron
>
> On 11/21/06, John E. Conlon <jconlon@verticon.com> wrote:
> > As part of the ongoing effort to update support for OSGi ApacheDS and
> > Mina I have committed several OSGi projects to the sandbox/jconlon.
> > These projects provide:
> >   all the need pieces for OSGi Mina
> >   and lay the initial foundations for a full featured OSGi ADS backend
> > that I will be committing next week.
> >
> > Please check out these projects, build them and try them out in an OSGi
> > runtime and let me know what you think.  If you have questions I will do
> > my best to answer them.
> >
> > If you have not worked with OSGi previously and want to get started
> > goto:
> > http://incubator.apache.org/felix/ and read the documentation, download
> > sources, and build.
> >
> > (Have tested the committed projects within the felix and equinox OSGi
> > runtimes.)
> >
> > 1. osgi-commons projects
> > Both ADS and Mina depend on third party libraries.  To offer ADS and
> > Mina OSGi support these libraries must also support OSGi and be
> > installed and their packages exported on the OSGi runtime. To facilitate
> > this support (in an interim basis until the Felix commons project is
> > initiated or the libraries are made available by their authors as osgi
> > bundles) within the sandbox/jconlon/osgi-commons directory you will find
> > simple pom based projects for creating annotated jars (aka OSGi bundles)
> > for
> > antlr, commons-collections, commons-lang, and jzlib.
> >
> > Note on the maven Plugin:
> > These projects utilize the new org.apache.felix maven-bundle-plugin to
> > do the wrapping/annotating of the jars.  This plugin offers some unique
> > features over the first generation maven-osgi-plugin so if you have used
> > the Enrique's original plugin this one will take a little time getting
> > used to.
> >
> > To build all the commons projects:
> > cd sandbox/jconlon/osgi-commons
> > mvn clean install
> >
> >
> > 2. osgi-services
> >
> > a, logging-service
> > Support for an OSGi ApacheDS and Mina will require the slf4j logging
> > packages to be made available on the OSGi runtime. Unfortunately since
> > not all library authors have adopted slf4j, some like Spring-OSGi
> > require commons-logging. So in order to provide the logging packages
> > that we and our likely functional collaborators will need -
> >
> > Within the sandbox/jconlon/osgi-services/logging-service directory you
> > will find an OSGi Bundle offering an implementation of the OSGi
> > LogService, library support for Apache slf4j, and slf4j support for
> > Apache commons-logging. All services are based on the slf4j simple
> > implementation.
> >
> > Configuring logging in an OSGi runtime:
> > To change the logging configuration from the defaults, create/edit the
> > configuration properties in the <osgiruntimeWorkingDir>/
> > conf/log4j.properties file, then stop and restart the bundle.
> >
> > b. logging-service-integration-test
> > This is the OSGi integration-test project for logging-service. This
> > project builds a OSGi environment, loads various bundles, and tests the
> > logging-service is doing it's thing. It is strictly optional and will
> > require downloading and building of the Spring-OSGi sources.
> > http://www.springframework.org/osgi
> >
> >
> > 3. osgi-mina
> >
> > a. integration-osgi
> > The pom based project in sandbox/jconlon/osgi-mina/integration-osgi is
> > an OSGi annotated jar/bundle for Mina as requested in
> > http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DIRMINA-27
> >
> > For it to resolve in an OSGi it will require the following packages to
> > be exported in the runtime:
> >
> > com.jcraft.jzlib  (see #1. above)
> > org.slf4j, (see #2.a above)
> > org.springframework.beans.factory,
> > org.springframework.beans.factory.config,
> > org.springframework.core.io,
> > org.springframework.util
> >
> > The springframework packages bundled for OSGi are provided in the Spring
> > OSGi sub project: http://www.springframework.org/osgi
> >
> > b. mina-osgi-example
> > The sandbox/jconlon/osgi-mina/mina-osgi-example is an example of a mina
> > osgi server application.  Based on the mina chat example this
> > application utilizes Spring-OSGi. The beauty of Spring-OSGi (available
> > in spring 2.1) is that with it we can create our beans and provide the
> > wiring without any dependencies on OSGi or for that matter Spring. Cool
> > eh?
> > Project also includes a spring-container server client testcase.
> >
> >
> > c. mina-osgi-example-integration-test
> > This is the OSGi integration-test project for mina-osgi-example. It is
> > strictly optional and will require downloading and building of the
> > Spring-OSGi sources at http://www.springframework.org/osgi to get it to
> > build and run.
> >
> > How does it work?
> > This project builds an OSGi environment, loads Spring-OSGi and bundles
> > required by Mina and the mina-osgi-example and then starts the mina-
> > osgi-example. The Spring-OSGi will detect the start of the mina-osgi-
> > example and find its spring configuration, wire the beans and start the
> > server. The testcase will bring up a chat client and bounce some
> > messages at it.
> >
> >
> >
> > feedback, comments?
> > John
> >
> >
> >
>

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