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From Holly Cummins <holly.k.cumm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: SPI-Fly ready for inclusion in main Aries build?
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2012 08:33:35 GMT
+1 for building spi-fly in the main build, if only for the benefits of
regular testing and regular building.

On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 11:36 AM, David Bosschaert
<david.bosschaert@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I think that the SPI-Fly subproject [1] is getting close to ready for
> inclusion in the main Aries build. It is the Reference Implementation
> of the OSGi Enterprise R5 'ServiceLoader Mediator' specification [2],
> but supports more SPI-style APIs than just ServiceLoader.
>
> I was thinking that it would be good to add it to the 'global' Aries
> build as soon as 1.0 is released for org.apache.aries.util and
> org.apache.aries.testsupport.unit as these are its 2 aries
> dependencies.
> Just thinking what else needs to be done for SPI-Fly
> * Currently it uses asm 3.2 but IIRC we should update to 4.0 in order
> to make it work with Java 7 - haven't tried this but that's what I
> heard.
> * The documentation at [1] needs to be updated to describe the spec
> behaviour as well (currently it only lists the proprietary
> configuration).
> Anything else?
>
> Cheers,
>
> David
>
> [1] http://aries.apache.org/modules/spi-fly.html
> [2] Chapter 133 in http://www.osgi.org/Download/Release5

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