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From Toni Menzel <t...@okidokiteam.com>
Subject Re: Upcoming Releases: URL,Runner,Exam2
Date Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:08:47 GMT
Remember FrameworkFactory is OSGi Core (4.2) API, so that does not just
benefit Pax Exam but .. practically anyone.
But i don't really know what makes Karaf special yet. So far i though of
Karaf always as: set of launchers & provisioning infrastructure.


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Andreas Pieber <anpieber@gmail.com> wrote:

> @Toni: Mhm I think this should be possible.
> @Karaf-Guys: How do you feel about implementing the FrameworkFactory
> for Karaf and making Karaf itself an OSGi-Framework for pax-exam2? I
> think a simple alternative solution could be to provide an
> karaf-kick-starter which actually implements FrameworkFactory but
> downloads the latest apache-karaf.zip/tar.gz, unpacks it and
> kickstarts it? WDYT?
>
> Kind regards,
> Andreas
>
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Toni Menzel <toni@okidokiteam.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Andreas Pieber <anpieber@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:43 AM, Toni Menzel <toni@okidokiteam.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I want to look at Karaf because for the Exam2 release we need to
> balance
> >> > between dropped features from exam1 and real bugs.
> >> > There are some things that have been dropped on purpose:
> >> > - like the ability to wire @Configurations to @Test methods via a
> >> > pattern
> >> > matching. This may be useful for some cases.. but i haven't seen it in
> >> > use
> >> > anywhere.
> >> > Some stuff i hope can wait until 2.1:
> >> > - maven plugin -> i don't really like it in Exam2 because it limits
> you
> >> > to
> >> > only the PaxRunner container (now,you have more;) But i think people
> use
> >> > it.
> >>
> >> BTW, maybe it would be possible to use karaf itself as testcontainer
> >> instead of e.g. felix or equinox?
> >>
> > Well thats a really good idea!
> > The simpliest way would be if Karaf identifies itself as a OSGi Container
> > (provides a FrameworkFactory). Then we can do it without a code change.
> > Otherwise i have to look into what Karaf actually makes "Karaf".
> >
> >>
> >> >> > Toni
> >> >> > -> deutsch ? ;)
> >> >> hä? ;)
> >> > At some point i thought you are also german speaking..
> >>
> >> Was my Denglish that obvious? ;) I'm from Austria, so yes Deutsch :)
> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Kind regards,
> >> >> Andreas
> >> >>
> >> >> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Toni Menzel <toni@okidokiteam.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> > Yes, i actually just started yesterday with build problems.
> >> >> > Will push changes to https://github.com/tonit/karafonexam2 when
> >> >> > things
> >> >> > come
> >> >> > up.
> >> >> > Actually i was hoping for a not that long running build in order
to
> >> >> > just
> >> >> > focus on the IT projects.
> >> >> > ttyl, thanks!
> >> >> > Toni
> >> >> > -> deutsch ? ;)
> >> >> > On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Andreas Pieber <
> anpieber@gmail.com>
> >> >> > wrote:
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Hey Toni,
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> It would be much easier for me if you could push what you
already
> >> >> >> have
> >> >> >> changed at Karaf to e.g. github and I can start from there?
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Kind regards,
> >> >> >> Andreas
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 7:19 AM, Toni Menzel <
> toni@okidokiteam.com>
> >> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> >> > yep. But technically that should be optional. But base
will be
> >> >> >> > released,
> >> >> >> > too.
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> > On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 6:11 AM, Andreas Pieber
> >> >> >> > <anpieber@gmail.com>
> >> >> >> > wrote:
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> BTW, I've just seen that you also have to release
the base
> >> >> >> >> packages
> >> >> >> >> in
> >> >> >> >> order to get out pax-runner-1.7 :)
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> Kind regards,
> >> >> >> >> Andreas
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 8:55 PM, Toni Menzel
> >> >> >> >> <toni@okidokiteam.com>
> >> >> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> >> >> > Hi Guys,
> >> >> >> >> > i need to make a couple of releases in order
to kick out a RC
> >> >> >> >> > for
> >> >> >> >> > Pax
> >> >> >> >> > Exam
> >> >> >> >> > 2.0
> >> >> >> >> > The only direct dependency is Pax URL 1.2.6
and Pax Runner
> 1.7
> >> >> >> >> > (because
> >> >> >> >> > of
> >> >> >> >> > the new Aether stuff).
> >> >> >> >> > So, those are the ones that will get a release,
perhaps
> already
> >> >> >> >> > today,
> >> >> >> >> > but
> >> >> >> >> > possibly tomorrow.
> >> >> >> >> > Question: any objections or issues with those
?
> >> >> >> >> > I am currently trying to port Karaf to Exam2
but so far
> having
> >> >> >> >> > problems
> >> >> >> >> > fighting the build.
> >> >> >> >> > So, once that is done, i will share & release
the RC.
> >> >> >> >> > Maybe someone from Karaf (Guillaume, Andreas)
? Can help out?
> >> >> >> >> > Toni
> >> >> >> >> > _______________________________________________
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> >> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >>
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> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> > --
> >> >> >> > Toni Menzel - http://www.okidokiteam.com
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > --
> >> >> > Toni Menzel - http://www.okidokiteam.com
> >> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Toni Menzel - http://www.okidokiteam.com
> >> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Toni Menzel - http://www.okidokiteam.com
> >
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