[hibernate-dev] [HSEARCH] Autodiscoverable field bridges next steps

Hardy Ferentschik hardy at hibernate.org
Tue Apr 1 16:24:04 EDT 2014

On 1 Jan 2014, at 16:36, Emmanuel Bernard <emmanuel at hibernate.org> wrote:

> ## Implementation of the service loader based discovery
> Hardy proposes to make each BridgeProvider a Service in the ServiceManager sense.

It is right? We allow users to provide their implementations. 

> The idea being that when we make a compatible ServiceManager OSGi wise, it will also make a compatible bridge provider discoverer.

That’s a nice side effect imo. Depending on far you want to go with OSGi, you probably want to skip at some stage Java’s ServiceLoader
and do service lookups via OSGi mechanism. Doing Java service loading all via our ServiceManager ensures that we just have one (pluggable)
spot in case we want to down the OSGi service route.

> It looks fine to me but as Hardy pointed out, we would need to make the ServiceManager accept several implementations per Service.
> I’d like to separate the bridge auto-discoverability feature from that ServiceManager improvement to stay focused.
> We can converge the service discovery as soon as the SM gains the right capability.

Do you have a separate issue for the SessionManager enhancements? 


More information about the hibernate-dev mailing list