+1. I've always found it awkward that I have to get a resolver to retrieve
the search paths, when you configure them on the RRFActivator.

On Wed, 7 Mar 2018 at 17:12 Carsten Ziegeler <cziege...@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> right now, the only possible way to get the configured search paths for
> resource resolving is to actually create a resource resolver (by logging
> in using a service user). Then the search paths array can be get from
> the resolver and the resolver can be closed.
> This is pretty expensive for just getting a setting.
>
> In theory, each resolver could have different search paths; in reality
> we never went down this road and I think in fact we can't. There is a
> lot of code out there, assuming that each resolver has the same search
> paths; the resource change listener act in exactly the same way.
>
> Therefore I suggest we simply add the search paths as a service
> registration property of the resource resolver factory. This makes
> getting this setting very easy without even getting a service.
>
> WDYT?
>
> Regards
> Carsten
> --
> Carsten Ziegeler
> Adobe Research Switzerland
> cziege...@apache.org
>

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