[equinox-dev] Deltas for delivering updates

2007-07-11 Thread Liebig, Stefan
I am currently investigating how the delta stuff (binary deltas) could fit into the ongoing provisioning work. When working with deltas there are certain constraints such as: - when requesting a delta for an artifact it is essential that the request contains an identification (version, md5, ..)

[equinox-dev] Re: [prov] Deltas for delivering updates

2007-07-11 Thread Pascal Rapicault
As you correctly identified the separation of responsibility between ECF and the provisioning code is done as follow: - ECF is used to do the transports (e.g http, ftp, bittorrent). We leverage, its API, its transport pluggability (and eventually its ability to restart downloads). - The

[equinox-dev] What to do with 3.3.1 candidate bugs and milestones

2007-07-11 Thread Thomas Watson
Each major release the same thing happens. We start fixing bugs in HEAD for the next major release but find a few fixes that we would like to also release into a maintenance release. Then we have to decide what to do with the status of the original bug report which was used to release the

Re: [equinox-dev] What to do with 3.3.1 candidate bugs and milestones

2007-07-11 Thread BJ Hargrave
Given bugzilla provides a clone this bug link, I think option #2 is the best choice. -- BJ Hargrave Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM OSGi Fellow and CTO of the OSGi Alliance [EMAIL PROTECTED] office: +1 386 848 1781 mobile: +1 386 848 3788 Thomas Watson/Austin/[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

Re: [equinox-dev] Re: [prov] Deltas for delivering updates

2007-07-11 Thread Scott Lewis
I agree with Pascal...I think it's best to keep delta logic out of ECF if possible. Identification info could be added to ECF's context (e.g. custom URL with version info or a new adapter, an associated provider implementation, etc), but this would at least imply having protocol support for

Re: [equinox-dev] What to do with 3.3.1 candidate bugs and milestones

2007-07-11 Thread Pascal Rapicault
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[equinox-dev] [prov] Metadata presentation: Recommendation descriptor

2007-07-11 Thread Pascal Rapicault
Following the presentation of what installable units are (http://wiki.eclipse.org/Installable_Units), I have posted on the wiki a document describing the concept of recommendation descriptor (http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox_Provisioning_Recommendation_descriptors). If you have any question about