Welcome to the Camel community.
Those files are for Camel component developers. The file is used for
component discovery so Camel can automatic find components from the
As a Camel *end user* you should not use those files. Instead if you
want to configure Camel components / routes / endpoints etc you can do
that in many ways. For example using property placeholders which you
can read about here:
On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 6:30 PM, KARR, DAVID <dk0...@att.com> wrote:
> I haven't really used Camel yet, I'm just reading the manual to familiarize
> myself with it, as some projects I'll be working with use it.
> I noticed that the way you define the lazy-loaded mappings for components
> uses properties files that aren't labeled as properties files. For instance,
> to define the mapping for a component named "foo", you place a file named
> just "foo" in "META-INF/services/org/apache/camel/component", instead of
> I can deal with this, but it just seems odd. Is there any background on why
> it was done this way?
Camel in Action 2: https://www.manning.com/ibsen2