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Re: [equinox-dev] [vote] graduating the new jar processor bundle


equinox-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 09/09/2007 11:05:07 PM:

> As you may know, we used to have the JARProcessor embedded in the
> bowels of Update manager.  Turns out that there are several uses for
> the processor (pack200 support, signing, verifying, ...) and having
> this function as a stand-alone bundle would be "a good thing"(tm).
> So in the p2 work we did just that and created org.eclipse.equinox.
> p2.jarprocessor.  Bug
>         https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=198564
> talks about updating update to use the new processor.  Of course,
> the current JarProcessor bundle is in the Equinox Incubator.  To
> date I think we have avoided cases where we build the mainstream SDK
> based on content from an incubator.
> We have two choices, we can wait to move Update over or we can
> graduate the current JARProcessor bundle.  Here I popose the latter
> since the code in the bundle is unchanged from the original that
> shipped in 3.3.  All we are doing is putting it in a separate
> bundle. The only thing at issue is the shape of the API and that can
> evolve until the API freeze just as any other bundle in HEAD.
> So consider this a formal call for voting on graduating the org.
> eclipse.equinox.p2.jarprocessor bundle.
> +1 from me.
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