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From "Franklin, Matthew B." <mfrank...@mitre.org>
Subject Re: JRebel configuration
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:50:49 GMT
On 6/16/11 8:41 AM, "Jasha Joachimsthal" <j.joachimsthal@onehippo.com>
wrote:

>Hi,
>
>the coming time I'll be working on Rave issues at SURFnet. JRebel will
>save
>me a lot of time but is not open source. The "Source Code" [1] page
>contains
>a section about JRebel but doesn't explain how to use it. I've got a
>working
>configuration by adding a profile in the rave-project pom:
>
>        <profile>
>          <id>jrebel</id>
>          <activation>
>            <property>
>              <name>jrebel</name>
>            </property>
>          </activation>
>          <properties>
>            <javaagent>-javaagent:${env.REBEL_HOME}/jrebel.jar</javaagent>
>          </properties>
>          <build>
>            <plugins>
>              <plugin>
>                <groupId>org.zeroturnaround</groupId>
>                <artifactId>jrebel-maven-plugin</artifactId>
>                <version>${maven.plugin.jrebel.version}</version>
>                <executions>
>                  <execution>
>                    <id>generate-rebel-xml</id>
>                    <phase>process-resources</phase>
>                    <goals>
>                      <goal>generate</goal>
>                    </goals>
>                  </execution>
>                </executions>
>              </plugin>
>            </plugins>
>          </build>
>        </profile>
>
>
>Should I create a patch for this or is this something that should only be
>mentioned in the documentation (because JRebel is not open source)?

I think adding it to the documentation is the better approach.  Jrebel is
free for the committers to use since they have an open source license, but
downstream projects may not want to buy the software.

>IMO the cryptic and long "Source Code" page can better be split up into
>multiple pages, one for building & running, one for deploying (for now
>only
>Tomcat) and one for how to set up your IDE.

+1 Feel free to submit a patch for the site :)

>
>[1] http://incubator.apache.org/rave/source.html
>
>Jasha Joachimsthal
>
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