[GLASSFISH-15648] Make IPS package dedicated to bean-validator Created: 21/Jan/11  Updated: 10/Dec/12

Status: Open
Project: glassfish
Component/s: packaging
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: future release

Type: New Feature Priority: Major
Reporter: Ed Burns Assignee: Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic
Resolution: Unresolved Votes: 0
Labels: None
Remaining Estimate: Not Specified
Time Spent: Not Specified
Original Estimate: Not Specified

Tags: 3_1-exclude


>>>>> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 13:00:20 -0800, Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic said:

EB> How much work would it be to create a bean-validator IPS package? What
EB> other packages would be impacted and what changes would they need to
EB> make?
SS> We would need to create dedicated bean validator package and adjust
SS> glassfish-hk2 package dependency so that it depends on bean-validator
SS> package. We would also need to add new package to the dependency list
SS> for distribution metapackages and incorporation packages which define
SS> overall distribution content.

SS> In any case, this is something we can consider doing in 3.2 release time
SS> frame - I don't see major issues from technical point of view but Jerome
SS> may have some thoughts on the interaction of HK2 with potentially
SS> different bean validator versions.
EB> Regarding the monetary incentive angle for this. Because bean-validator
EB> itself is something we get from JBoss I don't think it makes much sense
EB> to offer it just in the "support" repository. In fact, it might make sense
EB> to only offer it in the "dev" repository.
SS> Well, the same version of bean validator could very well live in
SS> different repositories during its lifecycle - it would start in "dev"
SS> and move upwards to more stable repositories as we stabilize our own
SS> release.

SS> Being able to decouple bean validator and offer potentially unstable
SS> version as "dev" content would certainly help with some aspects of
SS> content refresh so thanks for bringing this up.

Comment by Nazrul [ 10/Dec/12 ]

This is an important but nice to have feature for GlassFish build infrastructure. We may work on this after all core infrastructure is in place.

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