On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 6:12 AM, <dav...@apache.org> wrote: > Hi all, > > I have started using Zookeeper to provide Discovery implementation in > the Distributed OSGi codebase in the CXF/DOSGi subproject > (http://cxf.apache.org/distributed-osgi.html). > > It works great (hey! a happy customer) but I do have some thoughts > regarding Maven and OSGi. > * In CXF we use Maven to build everything. To depend on Zookeeper we > need to pull it in from a Maven repository. I couldn't find Zookeeper > in any main Maven repos, so currently we're pulling it in from > http://people.apache.org/~chirino/zk-repo (a private repo), which is > not ideal. Would there be any chance of getting the zookeeper.jar file > deployed to one of the main Maven repo's (e.g. > http://repo2.maven.org/maven2/)?
I second this. If you folks want to host at http://scala-tools.org we'd be happy to host this non-Scala but super mega interesting and valuable project. We'll even do builds on our hudson server. > > * To use Zookeeper from within OSGi it has to be turned into an OSGi > bundle. Doing this is not hard and it's currently done in our > buildsystem . However, I think it would make sense to have this > done somewhere in the Zookeeper buildsystem. Matter of fact I think > you should be able to release a single zookeeper.jar that's both an > ordinary jar and an OSGi bundle so it would work in both cases... > * The Zookeeper server is currently started with the zkServer.sh > script, but I think it would make sense to also allow it to run inside > an OSGi container, simply by starting a bundle. Has anyone ever done > any work in this regard? If not I'm planning to spend some time and > try to make this work. > * BTW I made some Windows versions of the zkCli/zkEnv/zkServer > scripts. Interested in taking these? > > Thoughts anyone? > > Best regards, > > David Bosschaert > >  > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/cxf/dosgi/trunk/discovery/distributed/zookeeper-wrapper/pom.xml > -- Lift, the simply functional web framework http://liftweb.net Beginning Scala http://www.apress.com/book/view/1430219890 Follow me: http://twitter.com/dpp Git some: http://github.com/dpp