[security-dev] Added IdentityStoreInvocationContext

Shane Bryzak sbryzak at redhat.com
Sun Oct 28 23:41:03 EDT 2012

On 10/29/2012 05:22 AM, Boleslaw Dawidowicz wrote:
> Thanks for your kind comments towards this design decision :)
> Just curious - in 1.x I made it partly to have single instance of 
> IdentityStore reused in different context/realm - so purely stateless 
> design. Do you plan the same way or still handle some state in single 
> IdentityStore instance?

Exactly the same way, except for the IdentityStore configuration 
itself.  We'll also use the invocation context to provide the event SPI, 
acting as a bridge to allow the IdentityStore to raise events for 
multiple environment types.

> On Oct 25, 2012, at 5:33 AM, Shane Bryzak <sbryzak at redhat.com 
> <mailto:sbryzak at redhat.com>> wrote:
>> Just to add to the previous changes, I've also made a change to the 
>> IdentityStore API so that each method includes an 
>> IdentityStoreInvocationContext parameter.  This API was first 
>> introduced by Bolek in PicketLink 1.x [1] and offers a robust method 
>> of passing context-specific state to individual IdentityStore 
>> invocations.
>> I can't think of any more elegant design that addresses this 
>> requirement or improves on the work Bolek has already done, so beyond 
>> any minor tweaks to the API I think we should stick with the motto 
>> "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".
>> I've gone ahead and updated both (JPA and LDAP) IdentityStore 
>> implementations to include these parameters.  Along the way though, 
>> it seems I've broken a couple of the LDAP tests; Pedro or Anil, could 
>> you please take a look at these as my LDAP is a little rusty - I've 
>> attached the stack trace output from the test run.
>> [1] 
>> https://github.com/picketlink/picketlink-idm/tree/1.4/picketlink-idm-spi/src/main/java/org/picketlink/idm/spi/store 
>> <org.picketlink.test.idm.internal.mgr.DefaultLDAPIdentityManagerTestCase.txt>_______________________________________________
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